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Dissertation Proposal Defense by Maureen A. Guarcello
|Event Start Date||Tuesday, June 24, 2014|
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall 201
|Event Start Time||11:00 am - 1:00 am|
BLENDED LEARNING AND BOTTLENECKS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM: AN EMPIRICAL LOOK AT THE IMPORTANCE OF DEMOGRAPHIC AND PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS
Despite years of continued decreases in state funding, almost 450,000 students enrolled during the 2013-14 academic year in the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system; unfortunately, many others were turned away due to capacity constraints. While overcrowding continues to plague many CSU campuses, the implementation of blended learning presents a potential solution to alleviate this growing problem. Because this pedagogy does not require a traditional brick and mortar venue, instead combining face-to-face and computer-mediated instruction, it offers one way to alleviate campus overcrowding and the ensuing bottlenecks that occur for students. In fact, this issue is important enough that in 2013 the CSU Chancellor’s Office and Board of Trustees began investigating solutions to bottlenecks on their campuses, defined as anything that limits
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