Intel® Teach Elements: Designing Blended Learning
Designing Blended Learning is an e-learning course for teachers that explains and demonstrates blended learning with interactive activities and locally relevant classroom examples. The course helps teachers transition to blended learning experiences and provides the background rationale, planning strategies, and suggested technology tools. It offers suggestions for assessing student learning in a blended course and managing the day-to-day blended environment.
Module 1: Blended Learning Overview
In this module, participants gain an overview of blended learning and why it makes sense for 21st century learners. Participants explore features of blended learning and see many examples of blended learning experiences. Participants are also introduced to the continuum of blended learning to understand the range and flexibility of models as they begin to consider how to transition to a blended learning environment.
Module 2: A Blended Learning Framework
In this module, participants learn about the steps they need to take in order to plan effective blended learning experiences for their students, whether they are experienced at using technology in the classroom or just beginning to incorporate online and offline technology into their instruction.
Module 3: Tools & Resources for Blended Learning
Module 3 explores how technology fosters student communication and learning in a digital environment. Participants learn about specific tools and how they can become integral components of a blended learning classroom. Participants also explore professional resources to support and enhance teaching in a blended learning environment.
Module 4: Assessment and Blended Learning
Module 4 explores the role that assessment plays in a blended learning environment. Participants learn about both online and face-to-face assessment that will enhance student learning.
Module 5: Blended Learning Implementation
Module 5 presents important considerations when implementing a blended learning environment. Participants explore practical methods for supporting and preparing both students and parents for their transitioning roles. Participants also learn about classroom management strategies that support active learning in a blended classroom environment.