Enriching Collaboration and Communication in Online Learning Communities

Enriching Collaboration and Communication in Online Learning Communities

Carolyn N. Stevenson (Purdue University Global, USA) and Joanna C. Bauer (Claremont Lincoln University, USA)
Projected Release Date: August, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781522598145|ISBN10: 1522598146|EISBN13: 9781522598169|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9814-5

Description

Effective communication is essential in every organization, including educational institutions. Often, members of the online community work in isolation. Collaboration across varying disciplines and departments can promote unique professional development activities and create a stronger connection to the entire online community.

Enriching Collaboration and Communication in Online Learning Communities is a critical scholarly publication that supports communication and collaboration in online settings by focusing on the ways all members of the educational institution can create community to foster personal and professional growth for all. The book takes an in-depth look at communication strategies and challenges including managing conflict, working effectively in virtual teams, critical thinking, intercultural and cross-cultural communication, and online leadership. It is ideal for faculty, teachers, administrators, principles, curriculum developers, professionals, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

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

  • Adult Learning
  • Assessment
  • Collaborative Course Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Ethical Standards
  • Learning Communities
  • Online Communication
  • Professional Development
  • Social Media
  • Teaching Best Practices

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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