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Blended Learning Resources

Blended learning is a hot topic among learning professionals. The idea of combining different ways of delivering information to produce better learning isn’t new. Blended learning can be as simple as combining a printed manual with a classroom training course. What is new, however, is the huge variety of technologies that are available to today’s learning professional, combined with new ideas for how and when to use blended learning to achieve better results.

General information

Bielawski, Larry and David Metcalf. Blended eLearning. Amherst: HRD Press, Inc., 2005.

Fredrickson Communications. eLearning Resources

Blended learning technologies

Podcasts and audio

Kaplan-Leiserson, Eva. 2005. Podcasting in Academic and Corporate Learning. Learning Circuits.

Wikis

Gerbino, Paul. 2005. Blogs ‘n’ Wikis: Business Models or Drinks at a Social Gathering? Part 4 – The Corporate Wiki. Industrial Market Trends, June 30, 2005.
Goodnoe, Ezra. 2005. How to Use Wikis for Business. Information Week, August 8, 2005.
McAfee, Andrew. 2006. Enterprise 2.0: The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration. MIT Sloan Management Review 47, no. 3.
Something Wiki This Way Comes. Business Week, June 7, 2004.
Wikis’ Winning Ways. Business Week, June 7, 2004.

Blogs and discussion forums

Baker, Stephen. 2006. The Inside Story on Company Blogs. Business Week, February 14, 2006.
Gordon, Jon. 2005. Company Command keeps up with military challenges. Future Tense, American Public Media, November 3, 2005.