Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments

Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments

Lydia Kyei-Blankson (Illinois State University, USA) and Esther Ntuli (Idaho State University, USA)
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Release Date: December, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 519
ISBN13: 9781466649125|ISBN10: 1466649127|EISBN13: 9781466649132|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4912-5

Description

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 variety of pedagogical strategies and innovative technologies to enable learning.

Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments compiles pedagogical strategies and technologies and their outcomes that have been successfully applied in blended instruction. Highlighting best practices as elementary, secondary, and tertiary educational levels; this book is a vital tool for educators who teach or plan to teach in blended learning environments and for researchers interested in the area of blended education knowledge.

Topics Covered

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

  • Best Practices
  • Blended Education
  • Hybrid Models
  • Innovative Strategies
  • Practical Applications
  • Student Outcomes
  • Trends and Development

Reviews and Testimonials

This work presents 26 chapters authored by 45 international practitioners of K-20 education in first world countries. Part of the Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning Book series, the volume offers ideas for researchers and practitioners at all levels of education through practical examples and student outcomes, as well was pedagogical and theoretical lenses.

– Sara Marcus, American Reference Books Annual

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

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.
Esther Ntuli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Educational Studies at Idaho State University (ISU). Her expertise and training is in curriculum and instruction, early childhood education, and instructional technology. Dr. Ntuli teaches undergraduate instructional technology courses, and early childhood/elementary undergraduate and graduate courses at ISU. Her research interest focuses on technology use and practice in early childhood instruction, teacher education, assessment, and culturally responsive education.

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