Blended Learning: Principles, Challenges and Impact on Student Performance


Jacques Lechosław (Editor)
Xavier Ethan (Editor)

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
BISAC: EDU012000

Patrisius Istiarto Djiwandono opens Chapter One by presenting three different studies done over the last two years concerning blended learning, going on to discuss the importance of face-to-face interaction and the benefits that stem from it. Following this, Federica Oradini and Gunter Saunders overview the ways in which universities are changing their physical learning spaces to better acclimate for technology enhanced and blended learning activities in face-to-face courses in Chapter Two. In Chapter Three, Calle Jiménez Tania and Luján Mora Sergio present a study that exhibits the way the implementation of blended learning improved student learning. Chapter Four by James C. Lockhart, PhD, Dorothy M. McKee, and Deborah Donnelly, PhD studies the outcome obtainable by using blended learning experiences in executive and post-experience management education. Finally, in Chapter Five David Germany discusses several Blended Learning activities he has created to aid engineering students. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. How Blended Learning Shapes Collaboration among University Students and Their Language Skills Improvement (pp. 1-40)
Patrisius Istiarto Djiwandono

Chapter 2. Facilitating Blended Learning through a Basic Re-Design of the Physical Classroom Space (pp. 41-72)
Federica Oradini and Gunter Saunders

Chapter 3. A Blended Learning Approach using MOOCs in Higher Education (pp. 73-104)
Calle Jiménez Tania and Luján Mora Sergio

Chapter 4. Exploring the Synergy Offered by Blended Learning in Executive Education (pp. 105-124)
James C. Lockhart, Dorothy M. McKee and Deborah Donnelly

Chapter 5. Assessment Driven Blended Learning (pp. 125-144)
David Germany

Index (pp. 145)

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