Teaching Online is essential reading for any teacher interested in online teaching and course delivery. It deals comprehensively with both the tools and the techniques necessary for online language instruction. It is a clear, accessible and reassuringly practical book in which the authors share their wealth of experience in teaching both fully online and blended courses.
Teaching Online contains three distinctive parts A, B and C which focus in turn on theory, practice and development:
Getting started and building your own online course
The essentials of successful teaching, from course sites to course behaviour
A comprehensive list of tools to teach online, from blogs to word clouds
A bank of practical activities that cover the four skills, language work and evaluation
Special sections for activities to begin and finish an online course
Comments on how to make your online teaching more effective
Avenues and references for online teacher development
Web 2.0 tools that connect with a worldwide community of teachers
The concept of the PLN (personal learning network) for teachers.