Power Up serves as a textbook for students of all backgrounds who are new to online learning. It also occasionally serves as a reference book for instructors who are also novices in the area, or who need insight into the perspective of such students. The purpose of the book is to provide readers with the knowledge and practice they need to be successful online learners: o Practical, straightforward language o Focus on helping students acclimate to the online classroom faster o Key information and suggestions for succeeding as an online learner o Common relevant topics covered with an online spin, such as motivation, time management, and self-knowledge o Detailed discussion of topics of particular relevance to online learners o Application of current research and theory on learning styles and personality profiles to online learning The new edition includes timely new chapters covering hot topics like e-books, hybrid modality, and mobile and 21st century learning. First edition chapters have been expanded to reflect new developments in educational technology and to include updated research & statistics.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)