Lydia Kyei-Blankson

Lydia Kyei-Blankson is a faculty member at Illinois State University. Dr. Lydia Kyei-Blankson has expertise in research methods, applied statistics, and psychometrics. She teaches graduate courses in research methods and statistics at Illinois State University. Her research interests investigate the underlying factors associated with student academic achievement. She is especially interested in technology use in education to improve student learning and achievement and has co-authored a number of articles in this area.

Publications

Handbook of Research on Inequities in Online Education During Global Crises
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Joseph Blankson, Esther Ntuli. © 2021. 640 pages.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many educational institutions implemented social distancing interventions such as initiating closure, developing plans for employees to work...
Re-Envisioning and Restructuring Blended Learning for Underprivileged Communities
Chantelle Bosch, Dorothy Joy Laubscher, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2021. 330 pages.
Challenges in the educational arena are not new phenomena. However, with the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers and educators have been made even more aware of...
Handbook of Research on Creating Meaningful Experiences in Online Courses
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Esther Ntuli, Joseph Blankson. © 2020. 355 pages.
While online courses are said to be beneficial and many reputable brick and mortar higher education institutions are now offering undergraduate and graduate programs online...
Emerging Techniques and Applications for Blended Learning in K-20 Classrooms
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Esther Ntuli, Mohamed A. Nur-Awaleh. © 2020. 325 pages.
Many learning options are possible in education, from traditional to blended/hybrid to fully online. Of the three delivery formats, the blended mode, which involves the fusion of...
Care and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Online Settings
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Joseph Blankson, Esther Ntuli. © 2019. 423 pages.
Due to the recent increase in digital education technologies, online education classes have been experiencing a popularity increase among students worldwide. As classroom...
Improving K-12 Online Learning: Information Literacy Skills for Teacher Candidates
Esther Ntuli, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2019. 15 pages.
Research indicates the need for teachers to be able to locate, evaluate, and use Internet resources in their teaching and learning processes. In addition, the Common Core State...
Comparing Teacher Experiences Using a Learning Management System in K-12 Schools in Saudi Arabia
Ayshah Alahmari, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2018. 16 pages.
Since the school year of 2014-2015, the learning management system, Classera, has been implemented in many K-12 schools in Saudi Arabia with the aim of improving teaching and...
Preface
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Joseph Blankson, Esther Ntuli, Cynthia Agyeman. © 2016. 4 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Interaction, Presence, and Participation in Online Courses.
Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Esther Ntuli. © 2014. 519 pages.
Learning environments continue to change considerably and is no longer confined to the face-to-face classroom setting. As learning options have evolved, educators must adopt a...
Virtual Mentoring for Teachers: Online Professional Development Practices
Jared Keengwe, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2013. 383 pages.
A major investment in professional development is necessary to ensure the fundamental success of instructors in technology-integrated classrooms and in online courses. However...
Faculty-Faculty Interactions in Online Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Jared Keengwe. © 2013. 9 pages.
Past research has shown that peer support helps improve faculty activities such as research, teaching, and technology competencies. Using a mixed research method design, this...
Teacher Assessment in Technology: Integrated Early Childhood Classrooms
Esther Ntuli, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2013. 17 pages.
Technology integration in the early childhood curriculum has seen some improvement. Many teachers now report using technology in instruction and providing young children the...
Teachers and Technology: Enhancing Technology Competencies for Preservice Teachers
Joseph Blankson, Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Jared Keengwe. © 2012. 10 pages.
In addition to possessing content knowledge required to teach students, today’s teachers must be well equipped with appropriate technology skills and tools to guide and support...
Faculty-Faculty Interactions in Online Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Jared Keengwe. © 2011. 9 pages.
Past research has shown that peer support helps improve faculty activities such as research, teaching, and technology competencies. Using a mixed research method design, this...
Teachers and Technology: Enhancing Technology Competencies for Preservice Teachers
Joseph Blankson, Jared Keengwe, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2010. 10 pages.
In addition to possessing content knowledge required to teach students, today’s teachers must be well equipped with appropriate technology skills and tools to guide and support...