Blended Learning: enabling Higher Education Reform


  • Kathleen Matheos University of Manitoba
  • Martha Cleveland-Innes University of Manitoba




Blended learning research and practice have been areas of growth for two decades in Canada, with over 95% of Canadian higher education institutions involved in some form of blended learning. Despite strong evidence based research and practice blended learning, for the most part, has remained at sidelined in Canadian universities. The article argues the need for blended learning to situate itself within the timely and crucial Higher Education Reform (HER) agenda. By aligning the affordances of blended learning with the components of HER, blended learning can clearly serve as an enabler for HER.

Keywords: Blended learning, Higher Education Reform.


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Biografia do Autor

Kathleen Matheos, University of Manitoba

Director Centre for Higher Education Research and Development

Extended Educatio

Martha Cleveland-Innes, University of Manitoba

Professor and Chair
Centre for Distance Education




Como Citar

MATHEOS, K.; CLEVELAND-INNES, M. Blended Learning: enabling Higher Education Reform. Revista Eletrônica de Educação, [S. l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. 238–244, 2018. DOI: 10.14244/198271992524. Disponível em: Acesso em: 15 jun. 2024.



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