MEAS was asked to provide a presenter for the Sasakawa Fund for African Extension (SAFE) Technical Workshop in Porto Novo, Benin. The meeting was a combination of university reports on extension education initiative, elearning training and training on creating gender friendly initiatives. There were 50 participants. A total of 26 participants were from universities.The material prepared for this training can be downloaded further below (or click on numbered items - file will download automatically).
The e-learning workshop training occurred on the last two days of the conference. The e-learning workshop goals for the participants included:
Understand the differences and opportunities to use online learning, blended learning and web enhanced learning
Understand the differences in asynchronous and synchronous delivery
Understand effective teaching practices for online learning especially in formal environments
Understand open education resources (OER), where to find them, how to create them and encouraging creation of student OERs
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The participants received four Power point files, entitled
Introduction and Overview: Online Learning, Blended Learning and Open Educational Resources
Designing Online Instruction Based on Student Needs
Effective Online Teaching Strategies
The Online Environment Within the University and Openly Available
Planning for Scalable Operations and Costs of E-Learning
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