Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started

In a recent blog, written for @ThinkOutLoudClub on the subject of ‘Learning to Teach Online‘, I stated that the next MOOC I’d be studying would be the ‘Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started’. Continue reading “Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started”

#LTTO- Module 3- Planning Online Learning

Have a clear vision and aims for the learning of your students so that you don’t all sink into the sand of technology.

This is module three of a Learning To Teach Online MOOC with Coursera, (all content featured has been curated by the University of South Wales for Coursera) you can read about module 1 here and about module 2 here.

Module Learning Outcomes

By engaging with the content, and completing the activities and related discussion in this module, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the principles underpinning the design of online and blended course.
  2. Analyse different online course design options considering the principles of curriculum alignment and the needs of your students

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What is FELTAG and why should I care?

I have been meaning to blog about this for some months now. I am finally writing as a FELTAG CPD session has requested by staff at College and a blog is always a good way for me to work through my ideas first. In addition, attendance at a Think Out Loud session, the release of reflections from ETAG, as well as recommendations from the House of Lords meant everything seemed a little more urgent. This thing is ACTUALLY going to happen!

As I started sketchnoting this week, I have overdosed a little and the whole of these reflections will be accompanied by my sketches/scribblings (there are a small number¬†within this mix that I’m quite proud of!)

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