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Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks

February 2011 Volume 15, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Blended Environments: Learning Effectiveness and Student Satisfaction at a Small College in Transition

    Gouri Banerjee

    As higher education moves increasingly to blended and fully online environments, smaller institutions often ask whether this is a desirable trend. They face many challenges in transforming their... More

    pp. 8-19

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  2. Transitioning to Blended Learning: Understanding Student and Faculty Perceptions

    Nannette P. Napier, Sonal Dekhane & Stella Smith

    This paper describes the conversion of an introductory computing course to the blended learning model at a small, public liberal arts college. Blended learning significantly reduces face-to-face... More

    pp. 20-32

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  3. Content vs. Learning: An Old Dichotomy in Science Courses

    Gerald Bergtrom

    The principles of course redesign that were applied to a gateway Cell Biology course at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are applicable to courses large and small, and to institutions of any... More

    pp. 33-44

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  4. Adopting a Blended Learning Approach: Challenges Encountered and Lessons Learned in an Action Research Study

    Jane Kenney & Ellen Newcombe

    Adopting a new teaching approach is often a daunting task especially if one is an early adopter in a limited-resource environment. This article describes the challenges encountered and the... More

    pp. 45-57

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  5. Blending at Small Colleges: Challenges and Solutions

    Ying-Hsiu Liu & Mark Tourtellott

    Implementing blended accelerated learning programs or courses requires a systematic approach, not just the addition of new technologies. Small colleges face challenges when they move toward blended... More

    pp. 58-67

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  6. Designed Learner Interactions in Blended Course Delivery

    Reba-Anna Lee & Brian Dashew

    In transitioning to a hybrid delivery model, faculty are presented with an opportunity to engage in a systematic instructional design process which can bring coursework in line with pedagogical... More

    pp. 68-76

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  7. Faculty Development: A Stage Model Matched to Blended Learning Maturation

    Michael L. Fetters & Tova Garcia Duby

    Faculty development programs are critical to the implementation and support of curriculum innovation. In this case study, the authors present lessons learned from ten years of experience in faculty... More

    pp. 77-86

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  8. Blending in the Bronx: The Dimensions of Hybrid Course Development at Bronx Community College

    Howard Wach, Laura Broughton & Stephen Powers

    To support the growth of its blended courses, Bronx Community College (BCC), a unit of the City University of New York (CUNY), participated in a CUNY-sponsored initiative to increase blended... More

    pp. 87-94

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  9. Cloud-Based Technologies: Faculty Development, Support, and Implementation

    Veronica Diaz

    The number of instructional offerings in higher education that are online, blended, or web-enhanced, including courses and programs, continues to grow exponentially. Alongside the growth of e... More

    pp. 95-102

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