Gilly Salmon (University of Leicester, UK)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch117


In this article, the term “e-moderating” is used to capture the wide variety of roles and skills that the online teacher, lecturer, or trainer needs to acquire (Salmon, 2004). Online human supporters have a wider range of expertise compared to working with face-to-face learning groups. The role of the lecturer or teacher in all educational contexts needs to change to include e-moderating to realize the development and potential of new online environments, and to create e-learning rather than e-publishing of materials.

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