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Should I Use ADDIE as a Design Map for My Blended Course?

Should I Use ADDIE as a Design Map for My Blended Course? Program includes a CD with the video presentation, plus supplemental materials, PowerPoint slides, and complete transcript • $99 Approaching your first blended learning course can feel as though you’re venturing into unknown territory. You know instructional design can be just as important as


In Blended Courses, What Should Students Do Online?

For college faculty interested in exploring blended learning, deciding which course elements to teach face-to-face and which to address through online technology can be a major stumbling block.


Getting Started with Blended Learning Course Design

Blended learning is often described as the best of both worlds because it combines elements of face-to-face and online learning. For an instructor getting ready to teach his first blended course, the temptation may be to look at his traditional course syllabus, pick which classes can be moved online and then leave the rest of the syllabus as it has always been.


Recent Seminars


Best Practices for Designing Successful Blended Courses

As the demand for high-quality blended instruction continues to grow, instructional designers, course developers, and faculty members are faced with the continuing challenge of building effective learning experiences while maintaining a high level of engagement for a diverse set of learners.

audio Online Seminar • Recorded on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Finding the Right Technology to Support Learning Outcomes

Blended instruction can lead to improved student performance and lower costs. But, like anything, it only works if you do it correctly. This seminar will provide you with the knowledge needed to make smart, informed decisions about blended instruction and blended course design.

audio Online Seminar • Recorded on Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Putting the Learning in Blended Learning

Blending learning involves using a combination of face-to-face interactions and online interactions in the same course. Students still regularly meet in the classroom in a blended course, but the frequency of those meetings is usually decreased. The goal of blended learning is to facilitate greater student learning and could thus fit within a learner-centered paradigm.


New Ideas for Selling Blended Learning to Your Faculty

There’s a lot of interest in blended learning of late, but there’s also a lot of fear about what it will mean for faculty. This seminar explains how blended learning can enhance pedagogy without burdening faculty or cramping their teaching style.

video Online Seminar • Recorded on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Lecture Capture: A New Way to Think about Hybrid Courses

“Hybrid education” has become a hot catchphrase recently as faculty blend face-to-face learning with online technology. But the growth of hybrid education has been steered by the unstated assumption that hybrid technology should be used to facilitate discussion outside of the classroom, while classroom time should be spent lecturing.


Tips for Designing Your Course for Reuse

The initial design of your course will have a big impact on how much time and effort will be required to update it in the future. Here are some tips from the University of Michigan School of Nursing to consider as you create your course to accommodate future changes: