Delta Publishing Catalogue

Teaching Online

Tools and techniques, options and opportunities

Authors: Nicky Hockly, Lindsay Clandfield

ISBN: 9783125013551

Series:Delta Teacher Development Series

Teaching Online is essential reading for any teacher interested in online teaching and course delivery. It deals comprehensively with both the tools and the techniques necessary for online language instruction. It is a clear, accessible and reassuringly practical book in which the authors share their wealth of experience in teaching both fully online and blended courses.

 Teaching Online contains three distinctive parts A, B and C which focus in turn on theory, practice and development:


  • Getting started and building your own online course
  • The essentials of successful teaching, from course sites to course behaviour
  • A comprehensive list of tools to teach online, from blogs to word clouds


  • A bank of practical activities that cover the four skills, language work and evaluation
  • Special sections for activities to begin and finish an online course
  • Comments on how to make your online teaching more effective


  • Avenues and references for online teacher development
  • Web 2.0 tools that connect with a worldwide community of teachers
  • The concept of the PLN (personal learning network) for teachers

Teaching Online is available as both paperback and Kindle e-book.

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2Introduction B.pdf83.84
3Introduction C.pdf45.75

Nicky Hockly

Nicky Hockly is the Director of Pedagogy of The Consultants-E, an award-winning online training and development organisation. She has worked in the field of English Language Teaching since 1987, is an international plenary speaker, and gives workshops and training courses for teachers all over the world. Nicky writes regular columns on technology for teachers in ETP (English Teaching Professional) magazine, and in the ELTJ (English Language Teaching Journal – published by OUP). She has also written several prize-winning methodology books about new technologies in language teaching, many of them with co-author Gavin Dudeney. The latest of her books are Focus on Learning Technologies (OUP, 2016), and ETpedia Technology (Pavilion Publishing, 2017). She is a member of the Oxford University Press ELT Expert Advisory Panel, a member of the NILE Advisory Panel, and a member of the TESOL Journal Advisory Board. Nicky lives in Barcelona, and is a technophobe turned technophile.

Lindsay Clandfield

Lindsay Clandfield is an award-winning writer, teacher, teacher trainer and international speaker in the field of English language teaching. He has written more than ten course books. Lindsay is the series editor of the Delta Teacher Development books and has co-written various methodology books for teachers, notably Teaching Online and Dealing with Difficulties (Delta Publishing).. Lindsay is also the creative force behind various web projects including the popular blog Six Things, the e-publishing collective The Round and the materials website Extreme Language Teaching