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Online Learning Bookshelf


The following books provide research, guidelines, and best practices for online learning. Click on a title to read the book review and summary provided by one of our experienced online instructors. If you would like a complimentary copy of one of the books, please contact Chris Schedler, Director of Multimodal Learning [].

  • Assessing the Online Learner (Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt)
  • Building Online Learning Communities (Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt)
    Classroom Instruction that Works ( Ceri B. Dean, Elizabeth Ross Hubbell, Howard Pitler, Bj Stone)
  • Conquering the Content (Robin M. Smith)
  • Course Syllabus (Judith Grunter O'Brien, Barbar J. Millis, Margaret W. Cohen)
  • Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching (Rosemary M. Lehman and Simone C. O. Conceicao)
  • Creating Significant learning Experiences (L. Dee Fink)
  • Critical Thinking and Formative Assessments (Betsy Moore, Todd Stanley)
  • Developing Learner-Centered Teaching (Phyllis Blumberg)
    Engaging Faculty in Online Education (Education Advisory Board)
  • Engaging Ideas (John C. Bean)
  • Engaging the Online Learner (Rita-Marie Conrad and J. Ana Donaldson)
  • Enhancing Scholarly Work on Teaching & Learning (Maryellen Weimer)
  • Empowering Online Learning (Curtis J. Bonk and Ke Zhang)
  • Essential Questions (Jay McTighe, Grant Wiggins)
    Reinventing Higher Education (Ben Wildavsky, Andrew P. Kelly, Kevin Carey)
  • Social Media for Educators (Tanya Joosten)
  • Teaching Lab Science Courses Online (Linda Jeschofnig and Peter Jeschofnig)
  • Using Wikis for Online Collaboration (James A. West and Margaret L. West)
  • Web-Based Instruction  (Badrul H. Khan)