Blended Learning Bibliography

There is a bibliography available elsewhere on the Blended Learning Toolkit site.  This page focuses on articles addressing issues raised by CALS faculty:  large classes, specialized advanced classes, classes with lab and field experiences, and evaluation and assessment results.

Blended Learning in Large Classes

Neal H.Olitsky and Sarah B. Cosgrove. (2016). The better blend? Flipping the principles of microeconomics classroomInternational Review of Economics Education Vol. 21, pp. 1-11. This is a study comparing a flipped blended class with a modestly blended class.

Ron Oliver. (2011). Using a Blended Learning Approach to Support Problem-based Learning With First-Year Students in Large Undergraduate Classes. Edith Cowan University Research Online, ECU Publications. This articles describes and evaluates one approach to blended learning in the large class.

Blended Learning in Specialized and Advanced Classes

Alfred P. Rovai, Hope Jordan. (2004). Blended Learning and Sense of Community: A Comparative Analysis with Traditional and Fully Online Graduate CoursesThe International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol 5, No 2.  This article compares classroom-based, on-line, and blended learning formats in relation to a sense of community among students.

Matthias Nückles*, Rolf Schwonke, Kirsten Berthold & Alexander Renkl.  (2004).  The Use of Public Learning Diaries in Blended Learning.  Journal of Educational Media, Vol. 29, No. 1.  This article describes and evaluates the use of online learning diaries in advanced psychology courses.

Blended Learning in Lab and Field Courses

Ian Clark and Patrick James. (2005). Blended learning: an approach to delivering science courses on-line. Proceedings of The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education. This paper discusses the use of blended learning in a soils course including both lab and field experience.

Evaluation and Assessment of Blended Learning

I. Elaine Allen and Jeff Seaman. (2016). Online Report Card: Tracking Online Education in the United States. Babson Survey Research Group and Quahog Research Group, LLC. This report includes data on opinions comparing online classes with blended learning.

Ana-Maria Bliuca, Peter Goodyearb, Robert A. Ellis. (2007). Research focus and methodological choices in studies into students’ experiences of blended learning in higher educationThe Internet and Higher Education Vol. 10, No. 4, Pages 231–244.  This is a review of research in the field to date.

M. Victoria López-Pérez, , M. Carmen Pérez-López , Lázaro Rodríguez-Ariza. (2011). Blended learning in higher education: Students’ perceptions and their relation to outcomesComputers & Education Vol. 56, No. 3, Pages 818–826. This study attempts to measure a variety of outcomes and perceptions for students in blended compared to other formats.