SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 52: Higher Ed’s “Third Wave of Digital Leaders”Episode 51: How Can We Make Textbooks More Affordable for Students?Episode 50: Conveying Online Quality: One Way to Better Inform StakeholdersEpisode 49: “You’re Making Me Crazy!” How to Improve Online EducationEpisode 48: Equal Access to Education: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck Dziuban View AllPosted on August 21, 2017July 13, 2018 by Jonathan PizzoWhat’s Exciting Dr. Norm Vaughan About Blended Learning?The following audio recording is raw footage of an interview Dr. Kelvin Thompson conducted with Dr. Norm Vaughan for TOPcast: The Teaching Online Podcast. An earlier interview is featured in TOPcast episode 29. (A phone buzz re-directs the flow of this follow-up conversation, but the dialogue is still rich with content and will be interesting to anyone interested in blended learning.)Interview with NormYour browser does not support the audio element.Download Transcript: [PDF, RTF]About Dr. Norm VaughanAn educator and researcher with interests in blended learning, faculty development, and K to 12 schooling, Dr. Norm Vaughan is a Professor in the Department of Education, Faculty of Health, Community, Education at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.Norm's teaching background includes graduate and undergraduate courses in educational technology, K-12 education in northern Canada, technical training in the petroleum industry, and English as a Second Language in Japan. In addition, he has been involved in several consulting projects with book publishers and higher education institutions to develop online courses and resources. He has co-authored the books Teaching in Blended Learning Environments: Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry (2013) and Blended Learning in Higher Education (2008) and he has published a series of articles on blended learning and faculty development.Learn more about Norm at: https://sites.google.com/a/mtroyal.ca/normvaughan/Like what you see? Tell the world!