This Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open resource for educational institutions interested in developing or expanding their blended learning initiatives.
By Anders Norberg (Education Strategist, Campus Skellefteå, Sweden ) Imagine yourself as a teacher with virtually no media in a face-to-face teaching environment in an isolated part of the world. You have 30 students who are going to learn x. You have them all under a tree. You have nothing but your knowledge and your students—no Internet,... Continue reading A back to basics thought experiment about blended learning >>
Worth checking out… Six Models of Blended Learning from Michael Horn of Innosight Institute, as described by the itslearning Post blog. There is also a free webinar available for viewing. Report on K-12 Blended Learning (The Rise of K-12 blended learning: Profiles of emerging models): http://www.innosightinstitute.org/innosight/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/The-Rise-of-K-12-Blended-Learning.pdf Continue reading Interesting Link >>
By Anders Norberg (Education Strategist, Campus Skellefteå, Sweden ) A common description of “blended learning” is combination of face-to-face and distance education practises, or methods, or tools, or content, or cultures….well, a combination of two existing concepts anyway. Perhaps also a meeting of the traditional and the new, of the ordinary in education and the project based.... Continue reading Is blended the same as half-distance? >>
Dive Into Blended Learning! The University of Central Florida (UCF) announces the second offering of its popular MOOC (massive open online course) for blended learning faculty and designers: BlendKit2012. Based around the open-licensed BlendKit Course instructional materials contained within the http://BlendedLearningToolkit.org web site, BlendKit2012 will run as a five-week cohort (from Monday, September 24 to... Continue reading MOOC Round 2! >>
By Linda S. Futch (Department Head, Center for Distributed Learning, University of Central Florida) The next offering of BlendKit 2015: Becoming a Blended Learning Designer begins on Februrary 23, 2015, with a 30-minute orientation session at 2:00 p.m. (US EDT; -4 UTC) and lasts five weeks. The open course will be offered at no cost. ... Continue reading BlendKit2015: Becoming a Blended Learning Designer >>