The Handbook of Blended Learning: Global Perspectives, Local Designs

The Handbook of Blended Learning: Global Perspectives, Local Designs

by Curtis J. Bonk, Charles R. Graham
     
 

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This comprehensive resource highlights the most recent practices and trends in blended learning from a global perspective and provides targeted information for specific blended learning situations. You'll find examples of learning options that combine face-to-face instruction with online learning in the workplace, more formal academic settings, and the military.

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This comprehensive resource highlights the most recent practices and trends in blended learning from a global perspective and provides targeted information for specific blended learning situations. You'll find examples of learning options that combine face-to-face instruction with online learning in the workplace, more formal academic settings, and the military. Across these environments, the book focuses on real-world practices and includes contributors from a broad range of fields including trainers, consultants, professors, university presidents, distance-learning center directors, learning strategists and evangelists, general managers of learning, CEOs, chancellors, deans, and directors of global talent and organizational development. This diversity and breadth will help you understand the wide range of possibilities available when designing blended learning environments.  Order your copy today!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"…the most thorough book on blended learning on the market today." (Educational Pathways, June 13, 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118429570
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/29/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
624
File size:
5 MB

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From the Publisher
"Learn from successful blended applications that deal with a broad range of educational and training contexts through innovative methods."
—Michael W. Allen, author, Michael Allen’s Guide to e-Learning, and CEO, Allen Interactions Inc.

"The landscape of blended learning is intriguing, exciting, and perilous. Thank you, Curt and Charles, for assembling this wonderful group of thought leaders and pioneers, organizing their provocative outputs, providing a functional prologue and epilogue, and developing this comprehensive handbook."
—Sivasailam “Thiagi” Thiagarajan, president, Thiagi Group, and author, Design Your Own Games and Training Activities

"Invaluable for any educator seeking to understand the design, implementation, and study of next-generation learning experiences."
—Chris Dede, Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard Graduate School of Education

"Filled with insight and lessons learned from some of the most experienced online and in-person educators in the workplace and higher education!"
—Zane L. Berge, associate professor, University of Michigan Business College

Meet the Author

Curtis J. Bonk, Ph.D., is professor of instructional systems technology at Indiana University and president of SurveyShare, Inc. He is also a senior research fellow with the Advanced Distributed Learning Lab within the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, D.C.? Bonk has more than one hundred publications in topics related to e-learning, collaborative technologies, and Web-based pedagogy and evaluation.

Charles R. Graham, Ph.D., is assistant professor of instructional psychology and technology at Brigham Young University with an interest in collaborative face-to-face and online learning environments.

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