ONLINE LEARNING BLENDED LEARNING by yaofenji

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									 ONLINE LEARNING
BLENDED LEARNING
      TODAY
  GOING FORWARD
    QUALITY EDUCATION


• MATERIALS FROM WHICH TO LEARN

• AN INSTRUCTOR/PROFESSOR

• OTHER STUDENTS
      THE OPPORTUNITY
• MATERIALS FROM WHICH TO LEARN
• AN INSTRUCTOR/PROFESSOR
• OTHER STUDENTS

• PLUS:
  – ANYPLACE
  – ANYTIME, ASYNCHRONOUS
  EARLY 1990’S: EXCITING
 POSSIBILITIES, BUT LITTLE
         REALITY
AVAILABLE:
  • LOW-COST PC’S
  • COMPUTER NETWORKS
  • COURSE MANAGEMENT S/W


EMERGING: ECONOMIES THAT REWARD
 KNOWLEDGE
 TODAY: SLOAN-C ANNUAL
     SURVEY (U.S.)
– 3.5M STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AT LEAST ONE
  COURSE ENTIRELY ONLINE
         -OR 20% OF ALL STUDENTS

– 20% 5-YEAR GROWTH

– “AT LEAST AS GOOD OR BETTER----”

– A PART OF STRATEGIC PLAN----

        [COMPLETE REPORT FREE AT
        WWW.SLOAN-C.ORG]
               TODAY-ii
• WIDE RANGE OF INSTITUTIONS

• WIDE RANGE OF DISCIPLINES

• INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PROGRAMS (E.G.
 TELECOMMUNICATIONS, ELECTRIC POWER)


• EST. OVER 3,000 DEGREE PROGRAMS
 (~1,000 AT WWW.SLOAN-C.ORG)
      GOING FORWARD
• CONTINUED GROWTH

• SLOWING GROWTH RATE

• BLENDED PROGRAMS JUST TAKING
  OFF
   • WILL BE VERY BIG
 BLENDED EDUCATION: LOCAL
• A PORTION OF EACH COURSE 30%-79% IS
  IN ONLINE INTEGRATED IN A PEDAGOGICAL
  MANNER

• ONLINE LEARNING OFF-SETS CLASSROOM
  TIME

    • SEE E.G. PICCIANO AND DZIUBAN, BLENDED
      LEARNING, Research Perspectives, available at www.sloan-
      c.org or at Amazon)
BLENDING: strengthens local
   position of institutions
  (especially Metro areas)
REDUCES TRAVEL

IMPROVES SERVICES

MORE PROGRAM AVAILABLE

LOCAL ADVERTISING (less $)

APPLIES TO ALL STUDENTS
        FURTHER AHEAD
• ONLINE WILL ACCOUNT FOR AT LEAST
  50% OF ALL ENROLLMENTS
• BLENDED WILL APPROACH 100% OF
  ALL ENROLLMENTS
• COURSE/FACULTY SHARING WIDE-
  SPREAD
• INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC ONLINE
  PROGRAMS WILL DOMINATE
   • E.g. petroleum, nursing, auto production, ---
  SHARING/COLLABORATION

• SHARING: knowledge and resources is key
  to driving the field forward

• WHAT WE KNOW & WHAT WE DO NOT
  KNOW

• COMMON ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORKS:
    SLOAN-C PILLARS:

       –   ACCESS
       –   LEARNING EFFECTIVENESS
       –   COST-EFFECTIVENESS
       –   FACULTY SATISFACTION
       –   STUDENT SATISFACTION
         COLLABORATION
• SLOAN-C: QUALITY WITH SCALE AND
  BREADTH
    • MEMBERSHIP IS FREE

    • PUBLICATIONS

    • ONLINE WORKSHOPS

    • CONFERENCES:
       – ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Nov. 7-9, 2007
       – CAREFREE, ARIZONA, May 7-9, 2008
       – CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, April , 2008
IN SUMMARY THEN---

•   TREMENDOUS PROGRESS

•   PARTIAL SUCCESS

•   NEEDED: CONTINUED
     INITIATIVE, COLLABORATION
     AND SHARING

								
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