Cases on Online Tutoring, Mentoring, and Educational Services: Practices and Applications

Cases on Online Tutoring, Mentoring, and Educational Services: Practices and Applications

Gary A. Berg (California State University Channel Islands (Retired), USA)
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Release Date: October, 2009|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 250
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-876-5
ISBN13: 9781605668765|ISBN10: 1605668761|EISBN13: 9781605668772
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Description:

Despite the large lecture courses commonly found in colleges, the essence of learning is essentially a one-to-one dialogue between a tutor and learner. As such, the Internet has now made individual learning practical and cost effective to a degree never before possible.

Cases on Online Tutoring, Mentoring, and Educational Services: Practices and Applications examines the rapidly developing sector of online educational services for individuals involved with e-tutoring and e-mentoring. Providing real-world examples through a critical mass of the most sought after research, this publication offers an in-depth analysis of how learning and knowledge acquisition occurs.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Applications of e-tutoring
  • E-mentoring cases
  • E-mentoring in science, engineering, and technology
  • E-tutoring
  • Girls’ e-mentoring
  • Implementation of online distance mentoring
  • Inter-cultural e-tutoring teams
  • Online distance mentoring system
  • Online mentoring framework
  • Peer-to-peer e-mentoring of novice teachers
  • Web 2.0 tools to support e-mentoring
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This book brings to light the fascinating way that one-to-one relationship facilitation through the Internet is changing how learning, personal and professional development, and knowledge acquisition occurs.

– Gary A. Berg, California State University, USA
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Gary A. Berg, PhD, MFA, is the author/editor of nine books including The Rise of Women in Higher Education: How, Why, and What's Next, and Low-Income Students and the Perpetuation of Inequality, and numerous academic journal articles, as well as interviews and opinion pieces in popular media.
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