16 novembre 2018

Opportunities to discover more about learning analytics and blended learning

Are you interested in Learning Analytics and Blended Learning? The following two invitations from the SHEILA and the EMBED project teams may interest you. More...

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13 novembre 2018

Blended Training on Scientific Software: A Study on How Scientific Data are Generated

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper presents the results of a research study on scientific software training in blended learning environments. The investigation focused on training approaches followed by scientific software users whose goal is the reliable application of such software. A key issue in current literature is the requirement for a theory-substantiated training framework that will support knowledge sharing among scientific software users. More...

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07 novembre 2018

Egypt’s Universities Open Up to Blended Learning

Al Fanar

Egypt’s new academic year, which has just begun, has a new feature, with universities enrolling students in academic programs based on blended learning for the first time.
One high-profile example of this approach, in which students learn through a combination of traditional classroom lectures and online courses, can be seen at the American University in Cairo
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26 octobre 2018

Lessons learned from using Khan Academy content in a blended learning pilot

Lessons learned from using Khan Academy content in a blended learning pilot
Alfred Essa, Innovation | Analytics, January 2, 2012.

I'm highlighting this item just to scratch my head in public. What we have here is a study (reported via Seb Schmoller) where "students using Khan Academy content in a blended learning model showed, on average, a 6.4% gain compared to a 5.2% gain in the control group. The two groups scored roughly the same overall, each showing better results in some areas compared to the other group." Well, OK, typical if uninformative. More...

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25 septembre 2018

A Blended Learning Community

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. What if we applied the blended format to learning communities?
I’m guessing someone out there has tried this, but I haven’t actually seen it. More...

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12 septembre 2018

Blended Learning: What Works?

Blended Learning: What Works?
Via e-Learning Guru, this white paper on blended learning. After a couple of plugs for the delivery mode (it "...is really the natural evolution of e-learning into an integrated program of multiple media types...") the paper outlines the blended learning process in four easy stages. Some good (and necessary) discussion of deployment ("The single biggest issue we found which companies spent time and money on is the marketing, launch, and deployment process"). More...

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02 août 2018

The Best Learning Blends Online and Instructor-Led Courses

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Companies increasingly see the need to have workers who are continuously learning — which is to say, they see the need to be a culture of learning and development. More...

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22 juillet 2018

3 higher ed experts share their blended learning advice

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. With a growing non-traditional student population, many colleges and universities are looking to blended learning technology and strategy to meet their pedagogical needs. More...

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12 juillet 2018

Online & Blended Learning: Selections from the Field

Online & Blended Learning: Selections from the Field
Online Learning Consortium, Routledge, 2018/07/02
This eBook is actually a collection of excepts from other books. There isn't a direct PDF download - the PDF is "generated" when you click a button on the page (it's like publishers can never do anything in a straightforward manner - there always has to be something fishy or skeevy about the download). More...

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28 juin 2018

3 higher ed experts share their blended learning advice

eCampus NewsWith a growing non-traditional student population, many colleges and universities are looking to blended learning technology and strategy to meet their pedagogical needs. But finding a combination of online and in-person components that match the expectations of both students and faculty can be daunting. More...

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