Teacher Perceptions of Language Learning and Social Presence in a Blended Learning Community College ESL Course

Allison Omohundro

Advisor: Kelly Schrum, PhD, Higher Education Program

Committee Members: Amy Swan, Steven Weinberger

Research Hall, #162
November 19, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


This dissertation will address the views of an experienced instructor of a blended learning community college language environment.  The research will explore the BL community college setting from the perspectives of an instructor on how the fostering and action of social presence impacts the course. The aim of the study is to understand how English as a Second Language instructors currently plan for language learning and foster social presence so that ideas might be developed for the successful implementation of BL community college environments in the future that will support English language learning.