Vol. 29 No. 1 (2014)
Research Articles

A Study of Hybrid Instructional Delivery for Graduate Students in an Educational Leadership Course

Alejandro Garcia
The University of Texas-Brownsville
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Jesus Abrego
The University of Texas-Brownsville
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Meagan M. Calvillo
The University of Texas-Brownsville
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Published June 2, 2014
Keywords
  • Principal Preparation Program,
  • public school leadership preparation,
  • blended learning,
  • delivery systems,
  • learning from afar,
  • higher education online learning,
  • web-based students,
  • nontraditional education,
  • Technology-supported Learning,
  • Learning Management
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Abstract

This paper describes a qualitative study in which ways to improve instructional delivery for graduate students in an Educational Leadership course in Master of Education program in a predominantly Hispanic university located in South Texas were examined. Questions explored perceptions, attitudes, and reasons for choosing a hybrid instructional delivery model. Five themes emerged from the data: flexibility, assumption of responsibility in learning, emphasis on active learning, building peer relationships, and deepened learning.

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