"Based on best practices generated over the last decade, Virtual Teams reveals how to manage teams successfully, with chapters on how to build intimate virtual relationships and how to communicate creatively online." (Certification Magazine, 1 May 2011)
"This collection of expert perspectives, edited by enterprising-learning professor Robert Ubell, offers a practical guide to virtual teamwork". (Nature, 23 December 2010)
"This work is for educators, project managers, and anyone else involved in teaching online courses or creating online programs. It describes best practices for online instruction and team learning, and offers advice for managing enterprises and building global virtual teams. Contributors come from backgrounds in instructional design, instructional technology, international documentation, training, information systems, and leadership." (Book News Inc, November 2010)
About the Author
is Vice President, Enterprise Learning, NYU Polytechnic Institute. Earlier, he launched Stevens Institute of Technology's online graduate program, winner of the Sloan Prize as the "best online learning program" in the nation. Ubell was editor of The Sciences, American Publisher of Nature, and a senior executive at leading publishers. He has written or edited five books and more than fifty scholarly articles and received grants from numerous prominent foundations. He serves on the Board of the Sloan Consortium.