Share Paper: Hybrid Learning Model: Best Practice in Doctoral Level Learning

  1. Elizabeth Crawford, UT Chattanooga, United States
  2. David Rausch, UT Chattanooga, United States
Tuesday, October 9 3:05-3:25 PM Salon Hemon

Abstract: With recent interest in communities of practice, critical inquiry, and learning communities; and the increasing global use of online instruction, we have developed, implemented and begun to analyze the relationship of community and cohorts facilitated by hybrid instructional and assessment methodologies. This paper shares successes and opportunities for improvement learned in our multi-disciplinary doctoral program delivered via both face-to-face and distance models. During the period of study we have tested and modified delivery methodology to enhance development of learning communities while maintaining focus on an effective and efficient mix of instruction. Attention is given to self-directed learning as it relates ...