Friday, December 23, 2005

Strategies for Online Success

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast produced by Drexel University. It is the 4th in their "Drexel eLearning Minute" series, and is entitled "Strategies for Succeeding in an Online College Course." It was posted to the web at:

The show notes included:

"Drexel University, Philadelphia’s technological university, recently launched the fourth installment of its "Drexel e-Learning Minute" podcast series, which was created in August to address the unique issues and circumstances that new online students encounter and to provide prospective online learners with the tools needed for success."

"The fourth issue in the series is titled Strategies for Succeeding in an Online College Course and is hosted by Dr. Kenneth Hartman, Academic Director of Drexel e-Learning. In this podcast, Hartman provides first-time online learners with helpful tips to ensure a successful online experience. This podcast covers such topics as getting to know your instructor, establishing expectations with family and friends, netiquette, time management and much more."

A transcript of this podcast is available at:

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About Dr. Kenneth Hartman

Dr. Kenneth Hartman is an internationally renowned educator, having served the past 25-years as an associate professor (Instructional Technology), academic administrator, and consultant at several leading universities, including the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Delaware, New York Institute of Technology, and Widener University. He is the author of numerous publications related to educational technology (books, articles, CD-ROMs), and formerly a syndicated newspaper columnist, television talk show host, and commissioned military officer. He can be seen on NBC10 (Philadelphia), as the station’s on-air technology contributor.



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