Guidelines for designing teaching and learning for a digital age
Teaching in higher education in 2015, and beyond, requires a new approach because of changes in the economy and changes in technology.
Faculty and instructors are continually facing questions such as how do I effectively teach an increasingly diverse student population, how do I engage and support my students as class sizes increase, how do I use multi-media and other resources to build a high quality course, and a host of other questions.
Drawing on his 40+ years of experience in higher education in Canada and around the world, Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate Dr. Tony Bates has authored a comprehensive, easy-to-read guide that answers these questions and many, many more all in a single location.
Through 12 informative chapters, Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning answers your questions and provides helpful guidance and suggestions on a host of topics including:
While understanding and respecting the individual nature of teaching, Tony talks theory, options, best practices, point-by-point strategies - offering clear, practical, and actionable advice and guidance based on research and extensive professional experience in 30 countries.
Pick one chapter or read them all - you will find a wealth of information at your fingertips.
Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning is available as a free, online open textbook which you can read online, download to your tablet or computer, or print, either in sections or as a whole.
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