Title: Lifelong learning online tutoring methodology approach

Authors: Antonio M. Seoane, Francisco J. Garcia, Angeles Bosom, Elisa Fernandez, Maria Jose Hernandez

Addresses: Universidad de Salamanca. GRupo de Investigacion en InterAccion y eLearning, Facultad de Ciencias. Plaza de la Merced s/n. 37008 Salamanca, Spain. ' Universidad de Salamanca. GRupo de Investigacion en InterAccion y eLearning, Facultad de Ciencias. Plaza de la Merced s/n. 37008 Salamanca, Spain. ' Universidad de Salamanca. GRupo de Investigacion en InterAccion y eLearning, Facultad de Ciencias. Plaza de la Merced s/n. 37008 Salamanca, Spain. ' Universidad de Salamanca. GRupo de Investigacion en InterAccion y eLearning, Facultad de Ciencias. Plaza de la Merced s/n. 37008 Salamanca, Spain. ' Universidad de Salamanca. GRupo de Investigacion en InterAccion y eLearning, Facultad de Ciencias. Plaza de la Merced s/n. 37008 Salamanca, Spain

Abstract: This paper is presented to show how to manage one of the main quality items in any e-learning initiative, that is to say, online tutoring. In fact, the success or deception of the learning activity depends, to a great extent, on the right planning of tutorial activity. In this paper we will show the main skills, methods and quality items related to the key teaching work for developing quality learning courses, i.e. tutoring online.

Keywords: academic success; e-learning; lifelong learning; quality management; skills; teaching methodology; training of trainers; online tutoring; online learning.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.2007.015595

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 2007 Vol.17 No.6, pp.479 - 492

Available online: 02 Nov 2007 *

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