Rena M. Palloff

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Teaching in cyberspace involves more than taking traditional teaching models and transferring them to a different medium. The use of online distance learning is creating changes in the delivery of education in general. Changes in online distance learning are also occurring rapidly, predominantly in the ways courses are developed and delivered. This paper(More)
Wenger (1999) notes that issues of education should be addressed first and foremost in terms of identities and modes of belonging, two elements that are critical factors in the creation of community, whether it be face-to-face or online. In other words, it is the social aspects of education that are the most important. Wenger feels that after these(More)
In an updated version of their first edition, Lessons from the Virtual Classroom: The Realities of Online Learning, Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt address technological changes and developments in online teaching emerging in the last ten years. The authors provide guidelines and suggestions not only for the K-12 sector, but also higher education relating to(More)