Tag Archives: Blended learning

Chronicle Profiles 12 Tech Innovators in HigherEd

Among the 12 tech innovators honored by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Candace Thille at Carnegie Mellon University stands out for the real pact she is having on the higher education model. Her work is improving education quality by using … Continue reading

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Onsite and Online learning: A Meaningful Distinction Any Longer? in WCET Frontiers

From Trent Batston for WCET Frontiers: The presumption that students in a completely online course cannot have the real-life social interactions and informal learning opportunities is, ironically, an unreal argument.  Imaginatively designed courses leverage the experiences learners have wherever they … Continue reading

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Massive Eduventures Study Confirms Student Demand for Hybrid Learning

There is no lack of anecdotal information on the rising demand for — and value of — blended learning.  Eduventures has recently backed this up with solid research on the mismatch beween student demand and available programs: [T]he Eduventures survey … Continue reading

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Localizing Video News for Blended Learning: Introducing FastCast

On this blog, I’ve been focused mostly on the aggregation and delivery of content for credit.  But in putting together a blended learning curriculum, non-credit materials can be as important.  Teachers and learners need simple ways to aggegrate high quality … Continue reading

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A Bridge to Somewhere: Building the Infrastructure for Blended Learning

Blended learning has the potential to redefine school-based education, but it will only succeed if the resources are available for each student to construct a personalized learning experience. Unfortunately, whether a student wants to learn conversational Chinese or advanced mathematics, … Continue reading

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