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Moving Beyond Lecture Notes and Discussions: Instructional Strategies for Online Learning

, East Carolina University, United States ; , Manteo Middle School, United States ; , Mitchell Community College, United States ; , Pitt Community College, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Washington, DC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-54-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA


As faculty begin to offer online courses, or supplement traditional courses with online components, they may not be aware of instructional strategies that would be appropriate for online instruction. Current literature addresses this problem by advocating posting lectures online and offers suggestions for incorporating online discussions into a faculty member's repertoire of teaching methods. But there are other strategies that can be incorporated as well. This session will introduce models of teaching such as inductive reasoning, concept attainment, advanced organizers, synectics, role playing, simulations, and direct instruction. Included will be an overview of the strategy as well as methods for implementing online.


Colaric, S., Hummell, L., Stiles, M. & Robison, G. (2004). Moving Beyond Lecture Notes and Discussions: Instructional Strategies for Online Learning. In J. Nall & R. Robson (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2004--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1149-1154). Washington, DC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 19, 2019 from .


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