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Blended Learning in K-12

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This book,"Blended Learning in K-12", is an overview of the concept of "blended learning" and how it relates to the integration of technologies in the K-12 environment. Dr. N.I.Scagnoli, the course instructor, has guided the students of the CTER 7 cohortin the creation of this book. This could not have happened in the 1980s. (By way of explanation to non-Americans, K-12 means all primary and secondary schooling).

Contents[edit | edit source]

  1. Introduction to Blended Learning in K-12 (Higgins, Forbes, Flannell)
    1. What is "Blended Learning"?
    2. The many names of Blended Learning
    3. Why is Blended Learning Important?
  2. Evolution of Blended Learning (Krones, Meeker, Vavouliotis)
  3. Types of Blended Learning (Hall, Watson, Benish, Morrison)
    1. Multimedia and Virtual Internet Resources
    2. Classroom Websites
    3. Course Management Systems
    4. Synchronous and Asychronous Discussions
  4. Characteristics of Blended Learning (Ferratier,Cheifetz, Ro)
    1. General Comparisons in Blended Learning
    2. Pedagogical Models- blending constructivism, behaviorism and cognitivism
    3. Synchronous and asynchronous communication methods
  5. Blended Learning by Design (Day, Yunker, Uhls)
    1. Designing a Lesson
    2. Guiding Principles
    3. Success Tips
  6. Application of Blended Learning in K-12 (Darche, Reed, Leven, Heater)
    1. Blended Learning In Grades K-2
    2. Blended Learning in Grades 3-6
    3. Blended Learning In Grades 7-8
    4. Blended Learning in Grades 9-12
  7. References (please add your references using APA style)