Effective Blended Learning Practices: Evidence-Based Perspectives in ICT-Facilitated Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605662976
  • ISBN-13: 9781605662978
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 358 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released September 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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New innovations of online learning within blended environments create a need within academia for research on best practices in teaching."Effective Blended Learning Practices: Evidence-Based Perspectives in ICT-Facilitated Education" provides insight into the practice of blended learning in higher education. This unique book collects new international research into many aspects of blended learning from the perspectives of learners, teachers, designers, and professional and academic developers in various disciplines , learning communities and universities from around the world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Blended Learning Practices.
2: Strategies for Blended Teaching and Learning.
3: Including Online Discussions Within Campus–Based Students’ Learning Environments.
4: Strategies for Blended Approaches in Teacher Education.
5: Redesigning Initial Teacher Education.
6: Integrating New Technologies Into Blended Learning Environments.
7: Teacher and Student Responses to Blended Environments.
8: Establishing Communities.
9: Blending Collaborative Online Learning with Workplace and Community Contexts.
10: Establishing Communities of Practice for Effective and Sustainable Professional Development for Blended Learning.
11: Virtual Learning and Real Communities: Online Professional Development for Teachers.
12: Blended Learning and Professional Development in the K-12 Sector.
13: Teacher Transitions and Professional Learning.
14: Blended Learning and Teaching Philosophies: Implications for Practice.
15: Blended Learning and the New Pressures on the Academy: Individual, Political and Policy Driven Motivators for Adoption.
16: Case Studies of ICT–Enhanced Blended Learning and Implications for Professional Development.
17: Blending Technology Into an Academic Practice Qualification for University Teachers.
18: Reciprocal Mentoring “In The Wild”: A Retrospective, Comparative Case Study of ICT Teacher Professional Development.
19: Conclusion.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.