Is there a student 'Disconnect?' first-year hybrid class teachers observations and recommendations for improving student engagement in information systems classes

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Research shows that during times of economic downturn in the United States, education funding suffers. One method that higher education administrators are choosing to ease the economic crunch is to offer hybrid classes that blend one regular face-to-face class meeting with online and outside class components. The challenge of managing large numbers of students in hybrid classes while fostering student engagement can be monumental for higher education teachers. This ar-ticle presents a discussion of observations and recommendations from the writers? experiences as first-year hybrid class teachers within an information systems environment. © 2010 EDSIG (Education Special Interest Group of the AITP).

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Proceedings of ISECON

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