Student support: tools & resources

luchtStudent Support at a distance
The webpage of Ormond Simpson, a well-known consultant in distance education, specialising in student support and retention. The webpage offers many different resources, like books, articles and podcasts.

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Crowdsourced
The crowdsourced guide to learning
Open Book. Future Learn (2015). A crowdsourced guide by people around the world sharing their top study tips in Future Learn: why they start and continue to learn; how they organise their study and remember what they’ve learnt; how they learn from and with other people; and what role learning plays in their lives. Hundreds of tips for student support in online learning.

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TeachingDigiAgeTeaching in a digital age
Examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. It enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success.

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Recursos
¿Cómo iniciarse con éxito en el aprendizaje en línea?: la experiencia de la UNED en el entrenamiento de estudiantes autorregulados. Sánchez-Elvira Paniagua, A. (2014).
In F.Ramos Prado y C.Rama (Eds) Los recursos de aprendizaje en la educación a distancia. Nuevos escenarios, experiencias y tendencias. UAP Virtual Educa. Lima: Fondo Editorial, pp.144-173

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3rd edition coverSupporting Students for Success in Online and Distance Education
Simpson, O. (2013). By comparing the evidence as well as the cost-effectiveness of various support tactics, this book describes how to promote student success and encourage skill-development from a number of different perspectives.

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rondjeClaves innovadoras para la prevención del abandono en instituciones de educación a distancia: experiencias internacionales. 
Cruz, M. y Sánchez-Elvira Paniagua, A. (Eds.)(2016). AIESAD. Santiago de los Caballeros: Ediciones UAPA.

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¿Cómo desarrollar un Sistema de Apoyo al Estudiante de calidad en entornos mediados por tecnología? Experiencias de la UNED de España
Sánchez-Elvira Paniagua, A.(2016). In M. Cruz, M. y A. Sánchez-Elvira Paniagua (Eds.). Claves innovadoras para la prevención del abandono en instituciones de educación a distancia: experiencias internacionales. AIESAD. Santiago de los Caballeros: Ediciones UAPA. pp 195-264

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FiratAdvanced student support tools for open and distance education students: example of Anadolu University hashtag-based frequently asked question system.
Firat, M. & Okur, M.R.(2016).  In M. Cruz, M. y A. Sánchez-Elvira Paniagua (Eds.)(2016). Claves innovadoras para la prevención del abandono en instituciones de educación a distancia: experiencias internacionales. AIESAD. Santiago de los Caballeros: Ediciones UAPA. pp 147-167

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Toolkits

E xcellence manualQuality Assessment for E-learning: a Benchmarking Approach - Student Support
The third edition of the E-xcellence manual has been launched on 13 April 2016. This new edition includes additional material reflecting on new and recent trends, also on the field of Student Support.   
 

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