blended learning


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blended learning

Academic instruction that combines computer- or web-aided instruction with direct student-teacher contact.
See also: learning
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Jamie DeWitt, Senior Blended Learning Specialist, Michigan Virtual University
At Korematsu, two 4th-grade teachers volunteered to use blended learning to teach both reading and math.
A blended learning model can improve learning retention by reinforcing concepts and providing hands-on practice through application sharing.
Garrison and Kanuka (2004) summarize the essence, potential, and challenge of blended learning as follows:
In higher education, this definition of blended learning is often referred to as a hybrid model.
Blending by blogging: weblogs in blended learning initiatives [Electronic version].
Blended learning first gained acceptance on college and university campuses, where Web-delivered readings, resources and student discussions increasingly augment classroom instruction.
One of the benefits of blended learning that proponents cite is convenience--less travel for members and staff and fewer on-site details to manage.
net, DreamBox Learning will host a monthly Blended Learning webinar series as well as provide a dedicated blog and access to resources and tools that will allow educators to receive a Continued Education (CE) certificate.
The webinar will provide opportunities to engage with and learn from other blended learning leaders from the U.
While blended learning has become a common topic of discussion and an increasingly common district-level strategy for driving student achievement, strategies for successfully making the transition to this new model of learning are often ignored.