Table of contents for Building online learning communities : effective strategies for the virtual classroom / Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt.

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@FCTX2:List of Exhibits	00
Preface to the Second Edition	00
Acknowledgments	00
The Authors	00
@FCTX:PART ONE	The Learning Community in Online Learning
@FCTX2:ONE	When Teaching and Learning Leave the Classroom	000
@FCTX3:Online Issues and Concerns	000
Students Online	000
Making the Transition and Establishing Presence	000
The Search for Knowledge and Meaning in the Online Classroom	000
Putting the Pieces Together	000
New Approaches, New Skills	000
Implications	000
@FCTX2:TWO	Recontextualizing Community	000
@FCTX3:The Importance of Community	000
Community Online	000
The Element of Social Presence	000
Coalescence and Belonging Online	000
Recontextualizing Community	000
Community in the Virtual Classroom	000
Participation and Desired Outcomes in the Online Classroom	000
@FCTX2:THREE	The Human Side of Online Learning	000
@FCTX3:The Need for Human Contact	000
Connectedness and Coalescence	000
Shared Responsibility, Rules, and Norms	000
Roles and Participation	000
Shadow Issues: The Issues We Simply Dont Want to Face	000
Other Psychological Issues	000
Ritual as the Psychological Expression of Community	000
Spiritual Issues	000
Culture and Language Issues	000
Vulnerability, Ethics, and Privacy	000
Final Thoughts	000
@FCTX2:FOUR	Practical Considerations in Online Learning	000
@FCTX3:About Time	000
Group Size	000
Cost and Other Administrative Issues	000
Online Security	000
@FCTX2:FIVE	Managing the Relationship to Technology	000
@FCTX3:The Relationship of Person to Machine	000
Technology as a Facilitative Tool	000
Excuse Us, We Are Now Experiencing Technical Difficulties	000
@FCTX2:SIX	Moving Teaching and Learning Online
@FCTX3:Effective Teaching and Learning in the Online Classroom
Roles and Functions of the Instructor in the Online Classroom
The Role of the Learner in the Learning Process
The Hybrid Course and Online Community
Moving to Specifics
@FCTX:PART TWO	Teaching and Learning in the Virtual Learning Community
@FCTX2:SEVEN	Building Foundations
@FCTX3:Creating an Effective Course Design
Constructing the Online Course Site
If You Build It, Will They Come?
Final Thoughts
Guiding Questions to Assist in Building an Effective Course Syllabus
Evaluating an Effective Online Course
@FCTX2:EIGHT	Promoting Collaborative Learning
@FCTX3:Formulating a Shared Goal for Learning
Problems, Interests, and Experiences as Springboards for Learning
Dialogue as Inquiry
Encouraging Expansive Questioning
Sharing Responsibility for Facilitation
Promoting Feedback
Intergroup and Other Forms of Collaboration
Final Thoughts
Guiding Questions to Promote Collaborative Learning
@FCTX2:NINE	Transformative Learning
@FCTX3:The Process of Transformative Learning in the Online Classroom
Learning About Learning Through the Use of Technology
Creating Opportunities to Encourage Reflection on the Differences
Learning About Technology by Using It
Encouraging Questions and Comments About the Technology
Final Thoughts: We Are the Experts When It Comes to Our Own Learning
Guiding Questions to Promote Transformative Learning
@FCTX2:TEN	Student Assessment and Course Evaluation
@FCTX3:Assessment and Evaluation Basics
Student Performance
Course Evaluation
Program Evaluation
Final Thoughts
Questions to Consider in Student, Course, and Program Evaluation
@FCTX2:ELEVEN	Lessons Learned and a Look Ahead
@FCTX3:The Six Essential Elements
The Essence of Online Learning: Community
Unresolved Issues and Unanswered Questions
Lessons Learned and a Look to the Future
Extending Community Beyond the Classroom
Implications for Instructor Training
@FCTX2:APPENDIX A	Examples of Course Syllabi
APPENDIX B	Glossary of Terms Used in Online Learning
APPENDIX C	Internet Resources for Distance Education

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Distance education -- United States.
College teaching -- United States -- Data processing.
Computer-assisted instruction -- United States.