About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
Introduction: Collaboration, Communication, Teaching, and Learning: A Theoretical Foundation and Frame (Patricia Comeaux, University of North Carolina, Wilmington).
SECTION I: PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION.
1 Developing an MBA Online Degree Program: Expanding Knowledge and Skills Via Technology-Mediated Learning Communities (Richard G. Milter, Ohio University).
2 Collaborative Instructional Design for an Internet-Based Graduate Degree Program (Mary Anne Nixon and Beth Rodgers Leftwich, Western Carolina University).
3 Degrees and Programs by Distance Education: Defining Need and Finding Support Through Collaboration (Frank Fuller, Ronald McBride, and Robert Gillan, Northwestern State University).
4 Beyond Demographics, Content, and Technology: The Impact of Culture on the Design and Implementation of a Distance Education Program (Richard Olsen, University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Robert Schihl, Regent University).
SECTION II: PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATIVE ENDEAVORS: TEACHING ACROSS THE DISTANCE.
5 Virtual Visiting Professors: Communicative, Pedagogical, and Technological Collaboration (Scott A. Chadwick, Iowa State University; Tracy Callaway Russo, University of Kansas).
6 Intrapersonal Communication, Interpersonal Communication, and Computer-Mediated Communication: A Synergetic Collaboration (Leonard J. Shedletsky, University of Southern Maine; Joan E. Aitken, University of Missouri, Kansas City).
7 Collaborating on the Instructional Design and Implementation of an Environmental Education Course: The Real Challengesof Collaboration (Richard Huber, University of North Carolina, Wilmington).
8 Pedagogy and Process: Linking Two Diversity and Communication Courses Through Interactive Television (Deborah Brunson, University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Nina-Jo Moore, Appalachian State University).
9 Camera Presentation Perspectives and Techniques in an Interactive Audio/Video Instructional Environment: A Rhetorical Perspective (Frank P. Trimble, University of North Carolina, Wilmington).
SECTION III: CREATING ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITIES: A FOCUS ON COMMUNICATION AND STUDENT-CENTERED LEARNING IN THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM.
10 Planet Xeno: Creating a Collaborative Computer-Mediated Communication Culture (Mary E. Wildner-Bassett, University of Arizona).
11 Designing and Implementing an Interactive Online Learning Environment (Mahnaz Moallem, University of North Carolina, Wilmington).
12 Communicating: The key to Success in an Online Writing and Reading Course (Ele Byington, University of North Carolina, Wilmington).
13 Fostering Intellectual Development in a Learning Community: Using an Electronic Bulletin Board (Mary Bozik and Karen Tracey, University of Northern Iowa).
14 Building a Communications Learning Community (Patricia Worrall and Brian Kline, Gainesville College).
Conclusion: Teaching and Learning with Interactive Technologies: What Have We Learned and Where Are We Going? (Patricia Comeaux, University of North Carolina, Wilmington).