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Power Up: A Practical Student's Guide to Online Learning (Paperback)
  • Power Up: A Practical Student's Guide to Online Learning (Paperback)

Power Up: A Practical Student's Guide to Online Learning (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 24/01/2012
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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)
ISBN: 9780132788199
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 276 x 216 x 13 mm
Edition: 2nd edition


"We have used this excellent text with all cohorts of the last two years, as the text is an integral part of the first course in our graduate online program. Students love that its user-friendly and practical. Instructors see this text as a powerful learning tool that is concise yet is able to be comprehensive in its coverage of critical skills and knowledge that support online student success."

Dr. William Prado

Associate Professor & Director, Business Program

Green Mountain College

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