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dc.contributor.authorTorrisi, Geraldineen_US
dc.contributor.editorVictor C. X. Wangen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T12:48:05Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T12:48:05Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.modified2011-07-22T06:35:55Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781616929060en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/39575
dc.description.abstractWhilst the potential of blended learning to provide cost effective and quality learning experiences in adult education is generally acknowledged, deciding 'what to blend?' and 'how to blend?' is challenging. The design and implementation of blended learning is specific to the learning situation. Given the range of possible learning situations and the wide array of possible tools there are virtually endless possibilities for the blended learning designs. Those first embarking on blended learning ventures are faced with the task of surveying the vast quantity of resulting literature to gain a fundamental understanding of the concept and its implementation. For those beginning to implement blended learning in adult education contexts, this chapter attempts to provide a starting point for further exploration. This chapter seeks to lay foundations for understanding the concept of blended learning by firstly defining the term, and then highlighting key design concepts by discussing appropriate philosophical foundations and instructional design principles. An overview of some of the existing models and frameworks for blended learning in adult education is then given. Finally, some of the advantages and challenges of blended learning are discussed and future directions and research issues are identifieden_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherInformation Science Referenceen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Statesen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.igi-global.com/bookstore/titledetails.aspx?titleid=41792en_US
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitleEncyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integrationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofchapter31en_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom521en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto538en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEducational Technology and Computingen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130306en_US
dc.titleBlended Learning Primeren_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Book Chapters (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeB - Book Chaptersen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, School of Information and Communication Technologyen_US
gro.date.issued2011
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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