Handbook of Research on Blended Learning Pedagogies and Professional Development in Higher Education

Handbook of Research on Blended Learning Pedagogies and Professional Development in Higher Education

Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 437
ISBN13: 9781522555575|ISBN10: 1522555579|EISBN13: 9781522555582|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5557-5

Description

Online and blended courses are becoming increasingly prevalent in higher education settings, and the pressures to incorporate these environments highlights the increased demand to serve a generation that prefers learning through experience or through interacting with learning tools. Challenges arise in assisting instructors in facilitating and designing blended learning environments that will provide effective learning for all students.

The Handbook of Research on Blended Learning Pedagogies and Professional Development in Higher Education is a critical research publication that delves into the importance of effective professional development for educators planning and teaching online or blended courses. It also establishes the benefits of technology-mediated learning environments over traditional learning methods. Highlighting a wide array of topics such as online learning environments, active learning model, and educational development, this publication explores technology-based teaching methods in higher education. This book is targeted toward educators, educational administrators, academicians, researchers, and professionals within the realm of higher education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Active Learning Model
  • Asynchronous Learning
  • Educational Development
  • Flipped Learning
  • Focus Groups
  • Mobile Learning Activities
  • Online Learning Environments
  • Problem-Based Learning

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Jared Sagini Keengwe is a Professor at the University of North Dakota (UND) and currently serves as the coordinator of the Elementary Education program. He is the editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) and Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE). Prof. Keengwe has published several books and over 100 publications in journals and conference proceedings. His research interests focus on digital technology integration and learner-centered pedagogy in teacher education. His work was honored with the UND Foundation/McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. He was a recipient of the North Dakota Spirit Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of significant contributions in teaching, research, and service. At the national level, Prof. Keengwe was one of the 10 recipients selected to receive the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Teacher Education Travel Award. More recently, Prof. Keengwe was a recipient of the 2017 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.