Student Engagement & Blended Learning – What’s the Connection?

Meet Dr. Norm Vaughan, an educator and researcher with interests in blended learning. In his 2016 presentation to CDL, Norm identified connections between student engagement and blended learning. The following learning outcomes are addressed in the recording below:

  1. Identify key factors of student engagement in higher education
  2. Develop a "shared" vision for blended (hybrid) learning
  3. Examine the roles of a successful teacher in a blended environment
  4. Evaluate the success of a blended (hybrid) course

Presentation Recording

Audio Recording

Dr. Norman Vaughan

About Dr. Norm Vaughan

An 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/

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