Jared Stein, Charles R. Graham, "Essentials for Blended Learning: A Standards-Based Guide"
English | ISBN: 0415636159, 0415636167 | 2013 | 224 pages | PDF | 10 MB
provides a practical, streamlined approach for creating effective learning experiences by blending online activities and the best of face-to-face teaching.
This guide is:
Easy to use: Clear, jargon-free writing; illustrations; and references to online resources help readers understand concepts.
Streamlined: A simple but effective design process focuses on creating manageable activities for the right environment.
Practical: Real-world examples from different subject areas help teachers understand principles in context.
Contemporary: The variety of modern, connected technologies covered in the guide addresses a range of teaching challenges.
Forward-Looking: The approach bridges the gap between formal classroom learning and informal lifelong learning.
Standards-based: Guidelines and standards are based on current research in the field, relevant learning theories, and practitioner experiences.
Effective blended learning requires significant rethinking of teaching practices and a fundamental redesign of course structure. simplifies these difficult challenges without neglecting important opportunities to transform teaching. This guide is suitable for teachers in any content area.