"This book provides insight into the practice of blended learning in higher education"--Provided by publisher.
Contents: Ch. I. Introduction to Blended Learning Practices -- Ch. II. Including Online Discussions Within Campus-Based Students Learning Environments -- Ch. III. Strategies for Blended Approaches in Teacher Education -- Ch. IV. Redesigning Initial Teacher Education -- Ch. V. Integrating New Technologies into Blended Learning Environments -- Ch. VI. Teacher and Student Responses to Blended Environments -- Ch. VII. Blending Collaborative Online Learning with Workplace and Community Contexts -- Ch. VIII. Establishing Communities of Practice for Effective and Sustainable Professional Development for Blended Learning -- Ch. IX. Virtual Learning and Real Communities: Online Professional Development for Teachers -- Ch. X. Blended Learning and Professional Development in the K-12 Sector -- Ch. XI. Blended Learning and Teaching Philosophies: Implications for Practice -- Ch. XII. Blended Learning and the New Pressures on the Academy: Individual, Political, and Policy Driven Motivators for Adoption -- Ch. XIII. Case Studies of ICT-Enhanced Blended Learning and Implications for Professional Development -- Ch. XIV. Blending Technology into an Academic Practice Qualification for University Teachers -- Ch. XV. Reciprocal Mentoring In The Wild : A Retrospective, Comparative Case Study of ICT Teacher Professional Development -- Ch. XVI. Conclusion.