A comment in the webinar on Monday: “At its heart, Blended learning is about diversity: diversity in learning styles, diversity in time, etc.” I like that, and feel that more instructors need to honor diversity in their teaching. Our topic for this second week is blended interactions. How do/will we […]
So the first week’s reading in the BlendKit course is on Understanding Blended Learning. It starts with defining the term, which is simply a mix (blend) of online learning and face-to-face learning. How much of one versus the other may vary from course to course and depends on various factors, including […]
An interesting development. From the introductory video, “The Case for Blended Learning“: “…this course, which is essentially a Blended Learning 101 with an important caveat: we’re interested in high quality blended learning. We’re not interested in just layering technology on top of existing systems or pushing computers into the classroom. […]
This is good: Five Characteristics of the Modern Lecture In other news, this is my first post from my Android smartphone. The WordPress app will hopefully enable more spontaneous posting.
I’d like to start with a quote: “a) teaching by telling does not work for most students, b) students who are part of an interactive community are more likely to be successful, and c) knowledge is personal; students enjoy themselves more and develop greater ownership over the material when they […]