Conducting research on blended and online education: A research toolkit

Monday, May 16 | 2:00PM–4:00PM
Session Type: Professional Development

This session consists of practice-based research planning activities to help participants prepare for conducting research at the course or program level. Specifically, we will utilize the distance education research toolkit developed by the National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA) to guide the development of research plans for blended and online learning. Attendees will walk away with a research agenda and the necessary tools to help them conduct research on their campus as part of the National DETA Research Center initiative. The DETA Center seeks to identify and evaluate effective course and institutional practices in online learning (including competency-based education) for underrepresented learners.


  • Tanya Joosten

    Senior Scientist + Director, Digital Learning R&D + DETA Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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