Blended Learning:Systems combining face-to-face instruction with computer…
Blended Learning:Systems combining face-to-face instruction with computer-mediated instruction
What is blended learning
Challenges of designing blended learning
Role of live interaction: What conditions are important that involve face-to-face interactions
Role of learner choice: Online components can require a substantial degree of self-discipline. Is it appropriate for every cohort?
Models for support and training: Additional supports for students and instructors to enable use of blended learning.
Digital divide: Is it suitable for every demographic?
Categories of Blended learning systems
Incremental changes to pedagogy
Primarily address issues of access and convenience
Radical Transformation of pedagogy
Devising blended e-learning activities
: Real-time activities, video conferences, chat, synchronous e-learning software
: E-mails, message boards, webcourses etc.
Strategies to provide feedback and assess on-line activities
Strengths and weaknesses compared to face-to-face approaches
Computer mediated environment
Does not encourage spontaneity
Lack of human connection
Students can contribute at a time and place suitable to them
Depth of reflection
Enhanced Participation as time and place constraints are removed
Student and educator views/experiences