Call for Chapters: Creating Teacher Immediacy in Online Learning Environments

Creating Teacher Immediacy in Online Learning Environments published by IGI Global.

The benefits of this publication include:

To create a valuable toolkit for instructional designers, media specialists and subject matter experts to create and sustain effective online learning environments.

To identify strategies for greater personalization of online learning environments with and eye on greater student success.

To support the developers of online programs in the creation of context and culture specific online offerings so that asynchronous online offerings do not become generic and technology-driven but retain their specific culture and character (so that courses offered online and University A differ from courses offered online at University B).

Recommended Topics

  • Instructor Immediacy in Asynchronous Online Environments
  • Effective Communication Strategies Online
  • Instructor Presence Online
  • Instructor Authenticity
  • Immersive Environments and Learning
  • Augmented Reality and Learning
  • STEM Education
  • Professional Development in Instructional Technology
  • 21st Century Skills
  • Problem Based Learning/Project Based Learning
  • Teacher Mentoring in Technology Integration
  • Instructional Improvement through Technology Integration
  • The Future of technology integration
  • Technology integration in education
  • Cyber behavior of the millennial generation


Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before February 28, 2015, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by March 30, 2015 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2015. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trust in Knowledge Management and Systems in Organizations. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.




This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2016.


The full call for chapters can be found here:
Please feel free to reach out to me directly for more information or guidance about the proposal submission process.

Steven D’Agustino, PhD
Director of Online Learning
Fordham University