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Hybrid Learning: Balancing Face-to-Face and Online Class Sessions                   
SAIS 2007 Proceedings
  • Srinithya Ranganathan
  • Solomon Negash
  • Marlene V. Wilcox
Publication Date
3-1-2007
Abstract
This paper raises the question: What is the appropriate proportion for face-to-face and online sessions when courses are taught in a hybrid learning format? Proportions of online and face-toface sessions in six institutions that utilize hybrid learning format were reviewed. The review indicates a loosely defined proportion between the two formats, with ratios varying from 75% online and 25% face-to-face to 13% online and 87% face-to-face. The paper proposes three stakeholders: students, professors, and institutions that need to be considered to determine the proportion of online and face-to-face sessions. The paper highlights some attractive features of hybrid teaching format with 50% each for online and face-to-face. The paper concludes by recommending future research to consider the concerns of the primary stakeholders.
Citation Information
Srinithya Ranganathan, Solomon Negash and Marlene V. Wilcox. "Hybrid Learning: Balancing Face-to-Face and Online Class Sessions" (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/solomon_negash/13/