Cases on Online and Blended Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices, 1st Edition

  • Yukiko Inoue
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668818
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668819
  • DDC: 378.1734
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 333 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Although online education is becoming an important long-term strategy for higher learning instructors, blended learning through a balanced mix of traditional face-to-face instructional activities with appropriately designed online learning experiences is expected to become an even more significant growth area in the future. "Cases on Online and Blended Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices" provides real-life examples and experiences of those involved in developing and implementing the merge of traditional education curriculum and online instruction. A significant resource for academicians, this advanced publication provides a wide range of the most current designs, methodologies, tools, and applications in blended course teaching.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Implementing Blended Learning Technologies.
2: A: Programs/Environments.
3: The Nature of Complex Blends: Transformative Problem-Based Learning and Technology in Irish Higher Education.
4: Experiences and Perceptions of Learner Engagement in Blended Learning Environments: The Case of an Australian University.
5: Instructional Leadership and Blended Learning: Confronting the Knowledge Gap in Practice.
6: Blended Learning in a Creative Writing Program: Lessons Learned from a Two-Year Pilot Study.
7: Blended Learning for Adaptation to Needs.
8: B: Courses.
9: Virtual Reality or Virtually Real: Blended Teaching and Learning in a Master's Level Research Methods Class.
10: Teaching Online: What Does Blended Learning Require?.
11: The Perfect Blend?: Online Blended Learning from a Linguistic Perspective.
12: Reflections: Two Years after Implementing a Blended Educational Research Course.
13: Integrating Online Learning Technologies.
14: A: Programs/Environments.
15: A Case of Using Wikis to Foster Collaborative Learning: Pedagogical Potential and Recommendations.
16: Virtual Organizing Professional Learning Communities through a Servant-Leader Model of Appreciative Coaching.
17: B: Courses.
18: Bothering with Technology: Building Community in an Honors Seminar.
19: Online Materials for Teaching Japanese.
20: Composition Goes Online: How a Small Pacific Island is Blogging into the Future.
21: Integrating Classroom and Online Instruction in an Introductory American Government Course.
22: Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.