This video describes blended learning and is part of a larger presentation on Peer Ecologies in Blended Learning Environments, a workshop presented at the ULearn 2012 Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. The research paper, Peer Ecologies in Blended Learning Environments, is published in the University of Canterbury Conference Proceedings.
This is an exemplar of a lesson that provides elements of both face-to-face and online learning. Market Planning: Getting the right Marketing Mix I have attempted in this lesson to develop a small set of learning tasks within a Business Studies course to incorporate blended learning, so that students will have both F2F and online [...]
Click on link above to listen to podcast. A modern day classroom cannot exist in four walls. It is too often that a young child’s zest for learning begins to evaporate as the child becomes a teenager and is squeezed into the expectations of classroom environments and exam systems that are no longer suitable for [...]
The type of teaching that I intend on doing more of would require that in a blended learning course students would be able to assimilate both online learning and classroom learning equally well. With reference to Khan’s Framework http://old.jazanu.edu.sa/deanships/e-learning/images/stories/B.pdf this relates to the need to have an effective interface design so that the learner can [...]
As a secondary school teacher and mother of teenagers I think there are many benefits to a more mobile, networked, accessible and project based type of learning. Teenagers today are busy and mine are often out of the classroom reaping the benefits of sport and cultural activities. These range from individualized music/voice lessons, camps, school exchanges, [...]
The working definition of blended learning according to Charles R. Graham is combining face-to-face instruction with computer-mediated instruction. (Graham, 2006, p. 5) Current educational research and theory has shown that there is importance of social interaction in teaching and learning. By encouraging networking and collaborating we drive interest in learning. The essential ingredient is that [...]