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Many researchers have compared the characteristics of online and face-to-face learning to find out best learning approach over last decades. This research led to a new learning concept-hybrid learning - that combines the best features of both approaches and overcomes many of their limitations. The major benefits of the hybrid approach are that the students can directly interact with their instructor and classmates in the face-to-face setting, while they have more time for thoughtful reflection and participation through asynchronous written communication in the online setting. With the benefits of hybrid learning, there has been a large increase in the number of colleges and organizations that offer hybrid learning courses in recent years. To get a better understanding of hybrid learning and hybrid course design and development, this poster examines 1) the definition of hybrid learning, 2) hybrid learning paradigm, 3) hybrid course design & development, 4) best practices in hybrid learning, and 5) challenges in hybrid learning.

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Instructional Media Design | Online and Distance Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Hybrid Learning Design



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