ERIC Number: EJ1003129
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
An Interview with Michael Horn: Blending Education for High-Octane Motivation
Patterson, Gregory A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v94 n2 p14-18 Oct 2012
Blended learning holds the potential of improving the way we educate students and of making them more motivated. Blended education--the melding of information technology based distance learning with school attendance--is perhaps the best way to educate students for 21st century skills, says Michael Horn in a "Kappan" interview. Horn points out that while school attendance is mandatory, education is a product that they approach as consumers, and either buy it or choose other options. Blended learning will require deep changes in teacher training and teacher evaluation schemes.
Descriptors: Attendance, Information Technology, Distance Education, Blended Learning, Motivation, Evaluation, Achievement Gap, Innovation, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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