Online Learning Update

June 18, 2013

Online Learning + face-to-face = blended learning

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:04 am

by Käri Knutson, University of Wisconsin News

“Blended learning is about engaging students in deeper learning,” says Ron Cramer, senior learning technology consultant. “It’s about blending online and face-to-face activities together in a thoughtful way.” Many instructors already implement blended learning, but the weeklong session allowed them to discuss their successes, challenges and ask questions about how to better teach their students. “I think the students learn more when they’re interacting in a well-structured environment — things that stretch them but are attainable,” says Brad Barham, a professor in agricultural and applied economics. “It behooves us when the technology is available to take advantage of that capacity.”

http://www.news.wisc.edu/21871

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