Blended Learning in Higher Education: Framework, Principles, and Guidelines

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John Wiley & Sons, 2008 - Education - 245 pages
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This groundbreaking book offers a down-to-earth resource for the practical application of blended learning in higher education as well as a comprehensive examination of the topic. Well-grounded in research, Blended Learning in Higher Education clearly demonstrates how the blended learning approach embraces the traditional values of face-to-face teaching and integrates the best practices of online learning. This approach has proven to both enhance and expand the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching and learning in higher education across disciplines.

In this much-needed book, authors D. Randy Garrison and Norman D. Vaughan present the foundational research, theoretical framework, scenarios, principles, and practical guidelines for the redesign and transformation of the higher education curriculum.

Blended Learning in Higher Education

  • Outlines seven blended learning redesign principles
  • Explains the professional development issues essential to the implementation of blended learning designs
  • Presents six illustrative scenarios of blended learning design
  • Contains practical guidelines to blended learning redesign
  • Describes techniques and tools for engaging students
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Community of Inquiry and Blended Learning
13
Designing Blended Learning to Create
31
Community of Inquiry for Faculty Development
49
Scenarios
71
Guidelines
85
Strategies and Tools
105
The Future
143
Appendix2 Project Proposal Form
173
Appendix4 Blended Faculty Community of Inquiry
181
Appendix5 Student Survey Questionnaire
189
Appendix6 Faculty Interview Questions
195
Appendix8 Faculty Interview Comments
201
Appendix10 Sample Blended Learning Course Outline
207
Appendix11 Sample Assessment Rubric for
219
Copyright

Appendix1 Organizational Change
157

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About the author (2008)

D. Randy Garrison is a professor and director of the Teaching & Learning Centre at the University of Calgary.

Norman D. Vaughan is an instructor and coordinator of the blended learning support program at the University of Calgary.

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