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Internet and Higher Education

July 2013 Volume 18, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. A framework for institutional adoption and implementation of blended learning in higher education

    Charles R. Graham, Wendy Woodfield & J. Buckley Harrison

    There has been rapid growth in blended learning implementation and research focused on course-level issues such as improved learning outcomes, but very limited research focused on institutional... More

    pp. 4-14

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  2. Blended learning: A dangerous idea?

    Patsy Moskal, Charles Dziuban & Joel Hartman

    The authors make the case that implementation of a successful blended learning program requires alignment of institutional, faculty, and student goals. Reliable and robust infrastructure must be in... More

    pp. 15-23

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  3. Institutional change and leadership associated with blended learning innovation: Two case studies

    D. Randy Garrison & Norman D. Vaughan

    This article documents the institutional change and leadership associated with blended learning innovation in higher education. Two case studies are provided that demonstrate how transformational... More

    pp. 24-28

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  4. Unleashing the creative potential of faculty to create blended learning

    Katerina Bohle Carbonell, Amber Dailey-Hebert & Wim Gijselaers

    Bottom-up managed change processes offer the advantage to use the creative power of faculty to design and implement blended learning programs. This article proposes four factors as crucial elements... More

    pp. 29-37

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  5. Student perceptions and achievement in a university blended learning strategic initiative

    Ron Owston, Dennis York & Susan Murtha

    Examined in this study is the relationship between student perceptions in blended learning courses and their in-course achievement. The research was conducted at a large urban university that... More

    pp. 38-46

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  6. Telecollaborative networks in university higher education: Overcoming barriers to integration

    Robert O'Dowd

    Foreign language telecollaboration refers to virtual intercultural interaction and exchange projects between classes of learners in geographically distant locations. While research findings on... More

    pp. 47-53

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  7. Beyond blended learning: A case study of institutional change at an Australian regional university

    Janet A. Taylor & Diane Newton

    Higher education institutions that teach both on-campus and at a distance are challenged to provide all students with equitable access to learning. While the concept of blending or converging... More

    pp. 54-60

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  8. Who pays for blended learning? A cost–benefit analysis

    Ross H. Taplin, Rosemary Kerr & Alistair M. Brown

    Using cost–benefit analysis, the purpose of this study is to analyse the monetary value students place on having access, via the internet, to recorded lectures in a blended learning context. The... More

    pp. 61-68

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