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 thepractical application of blended learning in higher education aswell as a comprehensive examination of the topic. Well-grounded inresearch, Blended Learning in Higher Education clearlydemonstrates how the blended learning approach embraces thetraditional values of face-to-face teaching and integrates the bestpractices of online learning. This approach has proven to bothenhance and expand the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching andlearning in higher education across disciplines.

In this much-needed book, authors D. Randy Garrison and NormanD. Vaughan present the foundational research, theoreticalframework, scenarios, principles, and practical guidelines for theredesign 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 theimplementation of blended learning designs
  • Presents six illustrative scenarios of blended learningdesign
  • Contains practical guidelines to blended learning redesign
  • Describes techniques and tools for engaging students

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Community of Inquiry and Blended
Designing Blended Learning to Create
Community of Inquiry for Faculty
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

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

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

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