Following "E-Moderating", which looked at the role of the online teacher, this book addresses readers in both higher education and corporate training who are seeking to develop interactive and online programmes that truly engage learners.;In education and training, the focus of those teaching with online technology is now on the actual content of programmes. Written by Gilly Salmon, an e-learning expert, this book shows the central role of activities in online learning and the importance of engaging learners. The book shows how to: develop low-cost and worthwhile e-activities; create fuller participation in online learning; and retain and satisfy learners.;Based on Gilly Salmon's own research and worldwide experience working with students and in commercial training, this book is intended for professionals involved in online learning.