Essentials for Blended Learning provides a practical, streamlined approach for creating effective learning experiences by blending online activities and the best of face-to-face teaching. Effective blended learning requires rethinking of teaching practices and a redesign of course structure. Suitable for instructors in any content area, this book simplifies these difficult challenges without neglecting important opportunities to transform teaching. The revised second edition is more streamlined and easier to use, and includes more real-world examples of blended teaching and learning, the latest technologies, and additional research-based learning activities.

chapter |6 pages

Introduction to this Guide

part 1|64 pages

Understanding Blended Learning

chapter Chapter 1|17 pages

Blended Teaching and Learning

chapter Chapter 2|20 pages

Examples of Blended Learning

chapter Chapter 3|13 pages

Blending to Maximize Engagement

chapter Chapter 4|12 pages

A Process for Blended Course Design

part 2|119 pages

Designing Your Blended Course

chapter Chapter 5|13 pages

Begin Your Blend from Outcomes

chapter Chapter 6|25 pages

Blending Assessments to Improve Learning

chapter Chapter 7|28 pages

Blending Learning Activities Online

chapter Chapter 8|16 pages

Blending Learning Activities Onsite

chapter Chapter 9|20 pages

Setting Up Your Online Environment

chapter Chapter 10|15 pages

Ongoing Improvement of Your Blended Course