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Abstract

Why does blended learning work? Some observers have suggested that students simply spend more time with the material in a blended course, but evidence from studies of blended courses is mixed. Learning science research suggests that how learners study also matters, and a blended learning approaches incorporate many tactics shown to be effective, such as formative assessment, repetition at intervals, and metacognitive prompting.

Location

Thomas 110

Start Date

5-20-2013 10:30 AM

End Date

5-20-2013 11:45 AM

 
May 20th, 10:30 AM May 20th, 11:45 AM

Using Blended Learning to Take Advantage of Learning Science Research

Thomas 110

Why does blended learning work? Some observers have suggested that students simply spend more time with the material in a blended course, but evidence from studies of blended courses is mixed. Learning science research suggests that how learners study also matters, and a blended learning approaches incorporate many tactics shown to be effective, such as formative assessment, repetition at intervals, and metacognitive prompting.