Publications

Blended learning, which is usually viewed as a combination of face-to-face and online delivery methods, can influence students’ perceptions of the learning environment and, subsequently, their study experiences, learning outcomes, and ultimate academic achievement.  Joanna Poon (Deakin University, Australia) aimed to examine the benefits that blended learning provides to students’ learning experiences.

Profweb

The pedagogical resources of Profweb are rendered available to college teachers in order to support and promote IT integration in teaching and learning.

British Council ( Teaching English) – Blended Learning in English Language Teaching: Course Design and Implementation  Edited by Brian Tomlinson and Claire Whittaker

Blended learning is an area of ELT that continues to be of interest to practitioners in the field. Despite this, little can be found in the literature on blended learning course design or detailed descriptions provided of blends used in ELT contexts. This publication, which contains twenty case studies from around the world, addresses this deficit by illustrating blends being employed on EAP, ESP, Teacher Development and general EFL courses.

Evaluation for distance educators by Tania H. Gottschalk –  University of Idaho

When teaching at a distance, educators must address a different teaching challenge than when teaching in a traditional classroom. Distance educators may find it useful to not only formally evaluate students through testing and homework, but to use a more informal approach in collecting data.