Babb et al. (2010). Constructing communication in blended learning environments: students’ perceptions of good practice in hybrid courses

Babb, S., Stewart, C., & Johnson, R. (2010). Constructing Communication in Blended Learning Environments: Students’ Perceptions of Good Practice in Hybrid Courses. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6(4), 735–753. Notes: p.736: Technology alone cannot create an effective learning community without the support of theory to fortify the course design — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016 p.736: Students in hybrid courses also feel a stronger sense of community with their classmates and professor when compared with both traditional and online students (Rovai & Jordan, 2004) — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016...

January 31, 2016 · 1 min

Hartshorne & Ajjan (2009). Examining student decisions to adopt web 2.0 technologies

Hartshorne, R., & Ajjan, H. (2009). Examining student decisions to adopt Web 2.0 technologies: theory and empirical tests. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 21(3), 183–198. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12528-009-9023-6 Notes: p.185: providing settings and opportunities for both social connectivity and collaborative environments, each considered by many constructivist theorists as important elements of effective teaching and learning environments — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016 p.185: student publication can result in more positive attitudes toward content areas, increased motivation levels, and increased student achievement — Highlighted Jan 30, 2016...

January 31, 2016 · 3 min