Month: April 2015

I have found it quite frustrating to attempt aligning my blended course to specific “standards” identified by post-secondary institutions, such as eCampus Alberta (http://quality.ecampusalberta.ca/). Many of these standards are specifically for post-secondary, academic-focused courses. My blended course is designed for high beginners of ESL adult learners, many who may have limited computer skills. I agree […]

A uniform approach to presenting the units of study not only makes sense, but helps reinforce learning. A common mode of organization is a hierarchical module—sections—lessons—supportive activities approach. Within each learning activity, uniformity also helps to guide students through the content (Kaminski & Currie, 2008, as quoted in “Blended Content and Assignments,” Ch.4, BlendKit Reader, 2nd […]