16 janvier 2018

A Case Study on Mobile-Blended Collaborative Learning in an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Context

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningAs learning a foreign language poses a number of challenges for the students, it has become indispensable to search for “optimal” conditions to enhance opportunities of engaging in the target language. Within this context, the Mobile-Blended Collaborative Learning model has been integrated in and out of the classroom learning in order to enable language learners to practice English by means of collaborative, authentic language activities based on project-based learning approach. The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of using mobile instant messaging application, WhatsApp on the language proficiency of EFL students. More...

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02 janvier 2018

VIVEA crée "FORMIDABLE", la communautés des organismes de formation pour le développement des formations mixtes digitales

VIVEA fait évoluer l’offre de formation pour intégrer plus de digital dans les dispositifs. VIVEA poursuit son accompagnement des organismes de formation démarré en 2015, en mettant à leur disposition une nouvelle offre de service.
ForMiD-able est le nom de la communauté créée par VIVEA. Les  organismes de formation qui souhaitent s’engager dans le développement des FMD, formations qui allient présentiel et distanciel tutoré, signent la charte ForMiD-able. Plus...

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21 décembre 2017

5 Reasons that Electric Bikes Are Like Blended Learning

By Joshua Kim. My new obsession is electric bikes. Not that I own one. 
Being an academic, I’ll need to do 10,000 hours of research before I am comfortable contemplating any action. More...

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16 décembre 2017

Why Blended (Learning), Why Now?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Over the past several decades, a wide range of technologies has emerged that are designed to assist in teaching and learning. Technology has changed every aspect of our lives, and the higher education classroom also feels that impact (Collins & Halverson, 2009). Distance education programs at institutions of higher education, which are often seen as a means to broaden enrollment and increase gross margins (e.g., see Parry, 2011), are continuing to grow (Allen & Seaman, 2014). Blended (also referred to as hybrid) courses, in which face-to-face interaction is combined with technology-enhanced or online activities to aid student learning, have also been posed as a possible solution to the question of how best to engage busy students in a cost-effective and learner-centered way. Major (2015) points out that, for some, blended is seen to be “the best of both worlds” (p. 82) because of the way it allows for both face-to-face interaction and online support structures. More...

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14 décembre 2017

Communiqué de presse ReSkill

Retour à la page d'accueil de opcalim Élaboration d’un programme de formation professionnelle hybride (apprentissage mixte ou blended learning) innovant et complet, avec un volet solide sur l’apprentissage et la création d’une plateforme en ligne, libre d’accès : équilibre entre formation théorique et pratique. Plus...

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28 novembre 2017

Revised Community of Inquiry Framework: Examining Learning Presence in a Blended Mode of Delivery

Revised Community of Inquiry Framework: Examining Learning Presence in a Blended Mode of Delivery
Jessica Pool, Gerda Reitsma, Dirk Van den Berg, Online Learning (OLJ), 2017/09/05
The Community of Inquiry model (CoI) postulates three types of presence: social, teachning, and cognitive presence. These presences can be direct, or they can be mediated through technology (such as books or digital communications). More...

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21 novembre 2017

What Parents Need to Know about Blended Learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. While virtual K-12 schools may not be widespread yet and may never become the norm, blended learning is already widespread and likely here to stay. More...

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08 octobre 2017

Hybrid study model is effective

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The University of Pretoria’s hybrid learning programme proved to be invaluable last year when classes were disrupted by the #FeesMustFall protests. More...

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How to Build a Successful Blended Learning Model

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. When you make the switch to a blended learning model, you find yourself making instructional choices for students that empower them to utilize technology in a very independent and deliberate manner. More...

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27 septembre 2017

VIVEA développe les formations mixtes digitales dans l'agriculture

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)VIVEA accompagne désormais les organismes de formation qui souhaitent digitaliser leur offre. En créant la communauté ForMiD-able, ils peuvent bénéficier de ressources et de témoignages pour créer leur propre formation mixte digitale (FMD) constituée de modalités pédagogiques diverses, présentielles, distancielles et tutorées. Plus...

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