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Facilitating Interaction: Best Practices for Utilizing Videoconferencing in a Blended Learning Environment

, Auburn University, United States

Global Learn, in Limerick, Ireland Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)


Teaching and learning in today’s higher education classroom involves an ever increasing use of instructional technologies. In this article, the array of electronic-based learning technologies is collectively referred to as teachnologies. This is especially important in terms of adult learners and the implications for communication and technology skills in the workplace. This article will cover best practices for videoconferencing in a blended learning environment using M.G. Moore’s types of interactions. In order to provide a constructive learning experience, videoconferencing needs to follow critical guidelines related to communication and collaboration.


Cordie, L. (2016). Facilitating Interaction: Best Practices for Utilizing Videoconferencing in a Blended Learning Environment. In Proceedings of Global Learn-Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 38-45). Limerick, Ireland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 18, 2018 from .

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