As presented March 29, 2011 at Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference.
1. Comparing Traditional, Blended, and Online Learning in Tourism Education Nicole L. Davis, PhD Stephanie Rhodes Sylvia Smith, PhD Hospitality and Tourism Administration
2. Our Journey
9. Individual learning differences are an important area to consider in making instructional decisions for learner-oriented blended instruction. - Lim & Morris, 2009, p. 291
10. Background Students prefer to use a combination of synchronous and asynchronous in class communication Students today are not only ready to experience new technology in the classroom and their studies, they are also willing to collaborate and use multiple communication channels -Saeedet al., 2009
11. Purpose of the study Evaluate students' learning style with various teaching methods, to include the traditional classroom, online and blended settings
12. Research Questions What are the current learning styles of students enrolled in HTA 435? Are there differences in student learning styles based on gender and ethnicity? Are there significant differences in student satisfaction levels based on instructional methods (traditional, blended, and online teaching) and student learning style? How does student achievement in traditional courses compare to blended and online courses?
13. HTA 435 Fall 2010 - Traditional Spring 2011 Blended Summer 2011 Online
16. Preliminary Results
17. Putting it all together From old school to new technology
18. The recent trend in higher vocational education can be identified as a shift toward a more constructivist concept of education. - Zwaal& Otting, 2007, p. 256 What is constructivism?
20. Where to Start Outline!
21. Overall, e-learning platforms are increasingly adapting a pedagogical approach that is based on the theoretical underpinnings of constructivism (critical thinking skills) and collaboratism. - Sigala, 2003, p. 120
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