18 décembre 2016

Are you ready for blended learning?

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . I’ve just come back from visiting two universities in central Canada and I have also been getting feedback from pilot institutions on the questionnaire we are developing for a survey of online learning in Canada. Although I do not want to anticipate the results of the survey, some things are already becoming clear, especially about blended learning. More...

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05 décembre 2016

8 Tips For the Remote People in Mixed On-Site / Virtual Meetings

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Are you participating in more mixed meetings? Discussions where some people are on-site and some people are remote. Read more...

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04 décembre 2016

Understanding Blended Learning Through Innovative Professional Development

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. There are two common practices used during professional development sessions that are limited in their applicability and effectiveness: First, teachers learn about multiple sites or tools they can use in their classrooms and are given time to experiment with them. More...

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26 novembre 2016

Recommended Reading: Times Higher Education (THE) Reports on Student Views of Blended Learning

By O'Neal Spicer. Citing in-house research that surveyed over 100,000 students in the United States, THE reported late last week (see article) that students in exclusively face to face courses and students in exclusively online courses tended to give higher marks to their programs than those students taking blended courses that combine face to face learning with online learning. More...

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24 novembre 2016

How to Structure Modern Blended Learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Today’s modern learner is well aware that learning doesn’t just come from PowerPoint and classrooms. Here’s a clearer picture of what blended learning actually looks like. More...

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18 novembre 2016

Formation mixte et accompagnement individuel poursuivent leur progression

Par Eric Segonds. Arrivées à maturité, les formations présentielles constituent toujours la première modalité de formation dont ont bénéficié les salariés européens (87 %). Suite...

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18 octobre 2016

Blended learning – From ancient Greece to the digital age

By Brennan Weiss. In ancient Greece, citizens converged in city squares called agoras to trade goods and share ideas. They were the political, economic, cultural and philosophical hubs of Greek civilisation and the exchanges that took place there altered the course of history. In today’s more globalised world, agoras are online, where people from all over the world can share knowledge over social media. Read more...

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29 septembre 2016

Exploring Communication and Course Format: Conversation Frequency and Duration, Student Motives and ...

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis study explored how course instructional format (i.e., online, face-to-face, or hybrid) is related to the frequency and duration of out-of-class communication (OCC) between college instructors and students, to student motives for communicating with teachers, and to perceived teacher approachability for conversation outside of class. Though differences in frequency of and student motives for engaging in OCC were not significant, students enrolled in face-to-face courses reported significantly more ongoing/durative OCC with their instructors compared to students enrolled other course types (i.e., online or hybrid). More...

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11 septembre 2016

Member discount: 5th Annual Blended Learning Summit

By Paul Clifton. NTEU members can receive a 10% off the price of attending the 5th Annual Blended Learning Summit, 19-21 October 2016, Sydney, NSW. More...

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26 août 2016

GUS acquires online, distance HE provider

By Natalie Marsh. Global University Systems has acquired Arden University, an online and distance blended learning institution in the UK, for an undisclosed amount. More...

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