blended learning

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blended learning

Academic instruction that combines computer- or web-aided instruction with direct student-teacher contact.
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Effective blended-learning spaces not only foster smooth and seamless activities within the class, they also nurture communication, both verbal and nonverbal, between instructors working as a team.
Before 2011, blended learning's presence in District of Columbia classrooms was haphazard, appearing only in places where enterprising teachers or administrators had decided to experiment on their own; a centralized blended-learning strategy was nonexistent.
A well-designed blended-learning event should provide enough flexibility and control for the participant to shape and craft the direction of his or her own learning," says Thomas Elliott, NHI training program manager.
Some face-to-face learning events might be able to be scaled back in duration using a blended-learning approach.
Klein and the foundation's two blended-learning specialists took over tech support and training for the two schools.
The study's authors found that almost 60 percent of the more than 60 countries included in the study reported government funding for blended-learning or full-time online programs at the primary and secondary levels.
Madison Park had AmeriCorps volunteers who served as blended-learning coaches.
Some examples are the application of mobile terminals, interactive platforms, or blended-learning approaches.
A new 200-page study by Innosight Institute and The Charter School Growth Fund discloses a broader picture of this emerging blended-learning market by revealing the six models that are leading the pack and the individual organizations that are among the earliest pioneers of this fast-growing sector.
Educators and entrepreneurs are increasingly creating blended-learning environments--where rather than doing online learning at a distance, students learn in an adult-supervised school environment for at least part of the time.
This paper is a summary version of a larger market survey of the emerging blended-learning market that will be released in the spring of 2011 and profiles 38 blended-learning organizations.
Ike Shibley of Penn State University conducts this 90-minute video seminar to show you how blended-learning courses can produce benefits for faculty, students and institutions alike.