Models for Improving and Optimizing Online and Blended by Jared Keengwe, Keengwe

By Jared Keengwe, Keengwe

As study rooms fill with a new release of beginners trying to have interaction with their path fabrics in an more and more experiential method, the call for for tutorial expertise as a complement to, or substitute for, conventional in-class guide has soared.

Models for bettering and Optimizing on-line and mixed studying in larger Education examines the advantages and prices linked to the usage of technology-mediated tutorial environments. spotting that tutorial know-how may well supply replacement technique of verbal exchange for figuring out, this choice of scholarly chapters seeks to ahead the dialogue on know-how device optimization for academicians, researchers, librarians, scholars, practitioners, execs, engineers, and executives.

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F. (2009). Interaction equivalency in self-paced online learning environments: An exploration of learner preferences. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 10(1), 1–23. Optimizing Blended Teaching and Learning in Brick-and-Mortar Institutions Richey, R. , & Morrison, G. R. (2011). Instructional design theory construction. In Instructional technology: Past, present, and future (pp. 253-280). Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Rogers, E. M. (2003). ). New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

He does not need the lessons because he has already mastered the content being taught. In this scenario, the instructor does not take prior knowledge into consideration and uses a onesize-fits-all instructional strategy. This approach reaps a very different outcome: student needs are not met. Does differentiation make more sense? INTRODUCTION Differentiated instruction is a common sense practice because it responds to student needs. According to Reigeluth and Carr-Chellman (2009), “it is a waste of human potential to make some students wait for the rest of the class after they have learned what was being studied, just as it is a waste to make some students move on before they have learned it” (p.

The increasing success of distance learning, and as an emerging force in education, must not be lost in the current debate on MOOCs. Heed must be paid to students as consumers, for they will ultimately decide where to pursue their education. For brick-and-mortar institutions, technology is not a threat if faculty are properly assisted on the appropriate use of technology-mediated blended environments. The actual and potential benefit of students depends on how faculty have been prepared to utilize blended environments for learner-centered instructional delivery and facilitation to achieve desirable learning outcomes.

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