Theory and Practice of Online Learning, edited by Terry Anderson and Fathi Elloumi.
This is an open-source book which means you can download it for free or purchase a printed copy from the website!
“By assisting providers of online education with useful tools to carry out the teaching and learning transactions online. It presents, in an easily readable form, the theory, administration, tools, and methods of designing and delivering learning online…Education, more than any other human endeavor, should be a real and lasting beneficiary of the ICT revolution. However the potential of this revolution can only be realized if those engaged in delivering education are knowledgeable, skilled, and able to apply these technologies effectively and efficiently…This publication, with its clarity and detail, greatly enhances our knowledge of the issues and our skills in addressing them.”
Raj Dhanarajan, President Commonwealth of Learning
If the review is anything to go by – you need to have this book! Download it (I have!) or buy a hard copy!