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  • The blended learning community has had a lengthy discussion on what to call this new modality: blended hybrid mixed-mode Most prefer to call it *blended* - because it integrates so well, that it becomes a new type of delivery system. Not online, not face-to-face.
  • All manner of combinations can be called “blended”, but BL is different from “web-enhanced” in which no seat-time is replaced.


  • 1. Blended Learning What it is What it isn’t
  • 2. Blended…
    • A face-to-face class with an online component?
    • OR
    • An online class with a face-to-face component?
  • 3. BL – What it is Source: Picciano, A.G. (2005)
  • 4. BL – What it is
    • Traditional “seat-time” is replaced with online activities
    • Activities are planned in a pedagogically sound manner
    • Instructors choose which methodology best suits the activity
    • “The best of both worlds”
  • 5. BL – What it isn’t
    • An opportunity for students to do less work for their 3 or 4 credits
    • An opportunity for students to be uninvolved in their learning
    • An enormous increase in work for faculty
    • A class in which only the tech-savvy can teach
  • 6. Advantages of BL
    • Student access to higher education
    • Opportunity to be creative, for both faculty and students
  • 7. Why Blend?
    • 1. Improved Pedagogy
      • Interactive vs. Transmissive enviroments
      • Authenticity integration into work
    • 2. Increased Access/ Flexibility
      • Reduced seat time courses-UCF M courses
    • 3. Increased Cost Effectiveness
      • Corporate: ROI-IBM 47:1, Avaya, Microsoft
      • Higher Ed: PEW Grants
  • 8. Blended Learning Advantages
    • 1. Increased Learning (better papers, higher scores)
    • 2. More effective pedagogy and interaction
    • 3. Course access at one’s convenience and flexible completion (e.g. multiple ways to meet course objectives)
    • 4. Reduction in physical class or space needs, commuting, parking
    • 5. Increased opportunities for human interaction, communication, & contact among students
    • 6. Introverts participate more
  • 9. Learning Community
    • There is a preference for creating an online learning community in order to increase student learning and retention in the program. Such a community might be in a single class or across a series of classes.
  • 10. Implication and Challenges for Blended Learning in Higher Education
    • Faculty and students are more mobile
    • Student expectations rise.
    • Greater self-determined learning.
    • More corporate university partnerships.
    • Courses increasingly modular.
    • Less predefined schedules.
    • Scheduling much more complex.