Blended Learning in Teacher Education: Preparing New Teachers for the Next Wave in K-12 Education Reform PROCEEDINGS
Brian Beatty, San Francisco State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Atlanta, GA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-52-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Online technology has moved into the mainstream of American education over the past decade. Teachers at all levels have read, observed, and often experienced the use of instructional technologies to expand the classroom beyond the walls of the school and into the student's own environments (Bonk, 2000). The term “blended learning” has been used to describe learning environments that include traditional face to face classroom instruction with computer-mediated-communication (CMC) technologies that extend learning activities out of the classroom and beyond the school day (Osguthorpe and Graham, 2003). Using new communication technologies together with traditional classroom instruction can provide a powerfully effective learning environment in which to engage students in meaningful learning. Teacher educators need to understand and apply these new instructional technologies and the practices they afford so that new teachers will be prepared for leadership as distance learning technologies continue to expand into the K-12 educational environment (Kleiner & Farris, 2002).
Beatty, B. (2004). Blended Learning in Teacher Education: Preparing New Teachers for the Next Wave in K-12 Education Reform. In R. Ferdig, C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 349-351). Atlanta, GA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved August 19, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/13486/.
© 2004 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
- Bonk, C.J. (2001). Online Teaching in an Online World. Bloomington, IN: CourseShare.com. Retrieved July 14, 2002 from http://www.publicationshare.com/docs/faculty_survey_report.pdf Bonk, C.J. (2000). A Ten Level Web Integration Continuum for Higher Education. In B. Abbey (Ed.), Instructional and Cognitive Impacts of Web-based Education. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing
- Chong, S-M. (2001). Models of Asynchronous Computer Conferencing for Collaborative Learning in Large College Classes. In: C. Bonk and K. King (Eds.), Electronic Collaborators. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 157-182, 1998.
- Wilhelm, T., Carmen, D., & Reynolds, M. (2002). Connecting Kids to Technology: Challenges and Opportunities. Digital Divide Network. Retrieved November 12, 2003 from http://www.digitaldividenetwork.org/content/stories/index.cfm?key=244 Kleiner, A. & Farris, E. (2002). Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2001. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES 2002018). Retrieved October 14, 2003 from http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/peqis/publications/2002018/
- Osguthorpe, R.T., & Graham, C.R. (2003). Blended learning environments: definitions and directions. The Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 4 (3), pp. 227-233
- Troha, F.J. (2002). Bulletproof Instructional Design: A Model for Blended Learning. Retrieved November 2, 2003 from http://www.usdla.org/html/journal/MAY02_Issue/article03.html
- Waits, T. & Lewis, L. (2003). Distance Education at Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions: 2000– 2001. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES 2003017). Retrieved October 12, 2003 from http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/peqis/publications/2003017/
These references have been extracted automatically and may have some errors. If you see a mistake in the references above, please contact email@example.com.