Motivating and retaining online students : research-based strategies that work / Rosemary M. Lehman, Simone C.O. Conceição
- Jossey-Bass guides to online teaching and learning ; 41
- Machine generated contents note: The Focus of This Book -- Who Can Benefit from This Book -- Our Beliefs About Learning and Teaching -- How This Book Is Organized -- Acknowledgments -- Evolving Concepts of Presence, Communication, and Interaction -- Redefining the Characteristics of the Higher Education Learner -- New Ways of Learning -- Causes for Increased Enrollment -- The State of Higher Education and Online Learning -- Concerns for Online Student Retention -- Reasons Online Students Drop Out -- Factors for Student Persistence in Online Education -- Opportunities for Online Education -- New Learner Behaviors and Skills in the 21st Century -- Filling the Gap: Strategies for Online Persistence -- Intentional Design for Online Courses -- Design Elements and Strategies to Help Students Stay Motivated Online -- Creating the Learning Environment -- Planning for the Teaching Process -- Predicting Learners' Needs -- The Impact of Intentional Design for Online Course Success -- Design Strategies for Retaining Online Students -- Pathway and Strategies for Staying Motivated in Online Courses -- Self-Awareness -- Self-Efficacy -- A Purpose for Taking a Course -- Means to Achieve Goals -- Rewards for Achieving Goals -- Explaining Study Findings from a Motivational Perspective -- Incorporating Student Strategies into Course Design -- Types of Support Perceived as Important by Students -- Human Resource Support -- Institutional Support -- Self-Care -- Support Strategies for Helping Online Students Persist -- Instructional Support Strategies -- Institutional Support Strategies -- Self-Care Strategies -- Established Findings Related to Online Student Retention -- Major Contributions from Our Study -- New Ways of Thinking About Learning and Teaching -- Persistence Model for Online Student Retention -- Student-Centered Model -- Strategies for Helping Students Persist in an Online Course -- Times of Change for Learning in the 21st Century -- Instructors' Skills for Meeting Students' 21st-Century Fluencies -- Implications and Conclusions for Learning and Teaching Online.
- 9781118531709 (pbk.) and 1118531701 (pbk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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