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

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 9, 2011 - Education - 272 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

The Authors
Community of Inquiry and Blended
Designing Blended Learning to Create
Community of Inquiry for Faculty
Scenarios
Strategies and Tools
The Future
Final Thoughts
Project Proposal Form
Blended Faculty Community of Inquiry
Student Survey Questionnaire
Faculty Interview Questions
Sample Assessment Rubric for an
Index
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About the author (2011)

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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