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When quality standards ignore learners' needs

I have found it quite frustrating to attempt aligning my blended course to specific “standards” identified by post-secondary institutions, such as eCampus Alberta (http://quality.ecampusalberta.ca/ 646 more words


Theme-based teaching + technology = advance learning possibilities

A uniform approach to presenting the units of study not only makes sense, but helps reinforce learning. A common mode of organization is a hierarchical module—sections—lessons—supportive activities approach. 541 more words


BlendKit2015 - Answering the question, "Can they do it?"

After reading Chapter 3 of the BlendKit Reader, “Blended Assessments of Learning,” I realized, even more so than before, how different I operate my classroom and, therefore, how I deal with assessments. 753 more words


BlendKit2015 - Interactions: Beyond student to instructor or other classmates

Interaction is important regardless of the delivery method of the course. In a blended program and an online program, it is especially important. As Kevin Kelly and Ruth Cox point out in their article, “Techno Expression”1, students may often drop out of an online course if they don’t feel connected to the other students and/or the instructor. 614 more words


Bring on BlendKit 2015

Earlier this week, myself and countless others began a quest for the badges in the named of education in the BlendKit 2015 micro-course. EDUCAUSE and the University of Central Florida collaborated on a short-term course and the accompanying UFC/EDUCAUSE Certified Blended Learning Designer micro-credential. 88 more words


BlendKit 2015 - What is Blended Learning?

I am now enrolled in the EDUCAUSE BlendKit 2015 with the hopes of enhancing my knowledge in the area of using online learning to enhance the F2F learning.  554 more words


Educause Learning Initiative 10th Anniversary

I just returned from the Educause Learning Initiative, ELI, Conference in beautiful and warn Anaheim, CA. Another solid conference bringing together higher education teaching and learning innovators. 143 more words

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