VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.
Training Doctoral Students to Teach Online
Mary Crozier, Martha Chapin, Jeffrey Thomas, and Alicia Bell
Many rehabilitation counseling students prefer online courses because of their accessibility, convenience, portability, and flexibility. To address the demand, online courses in rehabilitation counselor education programs have continued to grow, and faculty are recognizing a need to train doctoral students in the delivery of online rehabilitation counselor education courses. This article reviews the use of online learning and successful practices that distance educators use, and describes how online learning can be taught to doctoral students using Kolb’s Experiential Learning Theory.