Online, Hybrid, and Face-to-Face Higher Education
Academic leaders must balance the relative value of online, hybrid, and face-to-face instruction. Online instructional components have created a vastly larger global market for fully online education. Hybrid instruction combines traditional face-to-face (F2F) instruction with online components to create a more powerful and flexible model of instruction for local instruction. Both promise new economic efficiencies, and in both fields the technical requirements are within the grasp of most American universities. Refinement of both models by experts in instructional design and cognitive science will yield the next great gains in higher education.
American academia is going ...