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What is Mixed Mode Learning

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition
Study that combines traditional face-to-face learning with learning at a distance in a structured program. The Web may be used to enhance learning during study by one or both of these modes. Mixed Mode is also known as Blended Learning and Distributed Learning.
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A Classification of Approaches to Web-Enhanced Learning
Jane E. Klobas (University of Western Australia, Australia) and Stefano Renzi (Bocconi University, Italy)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-026-4.ch088
The World Wide Web has become a mature platform for the support of learning at universities. Several patterns have emerged, both in the nature of use, and in understanding the conditions associated with successful adoption and application of web-enhanced learning (WEL). This article summarizes, in the form of nine scenarios, the ways in which the Internet is being used to enhance learning in traditional universities. It also discusses the changes needed if universities are to benefit more widely from WEL.
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