Structuring e-learning activities for sound pedagogy old
Structuring e-learning activities
for sound pedagogy
By Paula Barnard-Ashton
• This workshop will provide:
– an introduction to blended learning and an overview of e-Learning
– a discussion on pedagogic principles in blended learning
(objectives, content presentation, learning mechanisms, assessment);
– a group discussion on planning a blended learning module (using
participants learning modules).
– The workshop will close with a review of lecturer participation in blended
learning (time and effort), feedback and a “where to from here” discussion.
• Delegates should bring a learning module that they would like to explore the
possibility of converting into a blended learning module.
• Understand the e-Learning tools and networks
• Feel inspired to drive a blended learning
approach into their teaching and learning
activities through their knowledge of the
pedagogy supporting a blended learning
• Have the skills to plan and monitor a blended
Blended learning focus
• Blended learning is the integration of face-2-face
teaching practice with e-learning practice.
– Optimise learner interaction with the course material.
– Both the learner and lecturer are active participants in
the learning process.
– Learning activities can occur 24/7
– Opportunities for revision
• What does Blended Learning mean to you?
• Where is learning and pedagogy heading?
• Ride the wave of Social Constructivism with
– Group work
– Problem based / scenario based
• Web 2.0 and the millenial generation
– Information overload knowledge