Overview of Blended Learning
What is Blended Learning? It can be defined as "the thoughtful fusion of face-to-face and online learning experiences…such that the strengths of each are blended into a unique learning experience. Blended learning is a fundamental redesign that transforms the structure of, and approach to, teaching and learning." [Garrison & Vaughan, 2008] In the global context of Higher Education today, we may also consider Blended Learning as the thoughtful fusion of synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences....
Blended Learning: A Community of Inquiry approach
The Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework (Garrison, Anderson and Archer, 2000) identifies three elements as critical to an online educational experience: cognitive presence, social presence and teaching presence...
Guides and resources for hybrid teaching.
This section contains resources related to lecture capture. It includes guidelines and workshop recordings on using uRewind, powered by Panopto, a dedicated lecture capture tool, and three videoconferencing (VC) tools: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
Evaluating Blended Learning
This section contains guiding principles in evaluating blended learning and five sets of evaluation questions based on your objectives for implementing blended learning. It then concludes with a popular framework that you can use to evaluate blended learning.