Student Engagement and the Factors That Contribute to Students' Use of Blended Learning TechnologiesJuly 8, 2014 - 1:00pmTimothy Florer (DeVry University, USA)Bob Haluska (DeVry University, USA)Institutional Leadership and StrategyInformation SessionPlaza Ballroom FInformation Session 150 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Findings from a quantitative study measuring student engagement via the NSSE (National Survey of Student Engagement) and students' intentions to use blended learning technologies.
July 8, 2014 - 3:30pmCara Harwood Theisen (University of California, Davis, USA)Dan Comins (University of California, Davis, USA)Faculty Development & Student SupportInformation SessionPlaza Ballroom FInformation Session 250 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Explore a model for faculty development that integrates a workshop series and grant program to produce high-quality hybrid courses.
July 9, 2014 - 9:10amTawnya Means (University of Florida, USA)Sarah Bleakney (University of Florida, USA)Blended Models and Course DesignInformation SessionPlaza Ballroom FInformation Session 450 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Participants will walk away with lessons learned, strategies for blended course design, and suggestions for implementing standards for rapidly producing high quality, large scale courses.
Asking the Right Questions: A Tool for Examining Student Motivation and Engagement in Hybrid CoursesJuly 9, 2014 - 10:10amVirginia M. Pitts (University of Denver, USA)Teaching & Learning EffectivenessInformation SessionPlaza Ballroom FInformation Session 550 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Our paper presents the design of a theoretical framework and survey instrument for examining the nature of student motivation and engagement in hybrid courses.