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Blended Learning Approach: How Is the Learning Educational Paradigm Changing? Reflections and a Proposed Framework

  • Leonardo CaporarelloEmail author
  • Anna Iñesta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 19)

Abstract

The use of technology has involved a revolution in higher education but even when the benefits of e-learning have still not been fully demonstrated, blended learning is increasingly gaining support as the model of the future in higher education, especially in those international ones in constant quest for excellence and innovation in the learning experiences they propose to their learners. But, how are educational institutions facing the use of technology for educational purposes? How do they have to change in order to be ready for successfully adopting this kind of learning model? In this paper we intend to answer these questions, and to provide some recommendations to educational institutions in order to help them understand how to lead the change management processes necessary for blended learning to become a full-fledged reality at their schools.

Keywords

Blended learning Educational paradigm evolution Learning experience 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management and Technology, and SDA Bocconi School of ManagementBocconi UniversityMilanItaly
  2. 2.ESADE Center for Educational Innovation, ESADE Business & Law SchoolsRamon Llull UniversityBarcelonaSpain

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