Updated: 3/25/2007; 10:29:14 AM.

Mathemagenic


on personal productivity in knowledge-intensive environments, weblog research, knowledge management, PhD, serendipity and lack of work-life balance...
If you search for mathemagenic that has nothing to do with weblogs try this
    


Earlier | Home | Later

  Saturday, October 19, 2002


   Special TechLearn Briefing on Blended Learning [video and more here; via recent TechLearn TRENDS]

Elliott Masie speaks about blended learning developments of last couple of years and defines three directions for the discussion:

  • the need for instructional design models for blended learning
  • lack of tools and systems that can support it
  • business case for blended learning

Nice to see this discussion started. But I'm more interested to look at the learner's role in "blending":

...the learner consumes a single method, a classroom, an online, a book, and then they go and they turn it into a Blended Learning experience by their own informal actions. They talk to a peer. They go to another class. They take something online. They do a practice. They read some supporting manuals.

I don't believe that even "new" instructional design methods can predict and embed into a system all learner's choices. I believe in empowering learners to make those choices. As a technology support I would like to see "personal learning management" and "personal knowledge management" tools.


Earlier | Home | Later


© Copyright 2002-2007 Lilia Efimova.

This weblog is my learning diary. Sometimes I write about things related to my work, but the views expressed here are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer.

 
October 2002
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    
Sep   Nov






Edublog award 2004 as Best Research Based Blog. Click for more details...


Click to see the XML version of this web page. Click here to send an email to the editor of this weblog. Please, make sure that I recognise your name or you have a nice autorisation message - I tend to decline calls from people I don't know ;)

Locations of visitors to this page Technorati Profile