Students learn in different ways based on age, learning styles (visual, auditory, kinesthetic), and pace of instruction.
Blended Learning Conceptualization Conventional Face to Face Classroom Fully Online Blended Source: Picciano, A.G. (2007). Chapter 1 in Picciano, A.G. & & Dzuiban, C. (Eds.) Blended learning: Research perspectives. Needham, MA: The Sloan Consortium. http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/books/index.asp
Blending with Purpose – The Multimodal Model Pedagogical Objective (s) -> Technology Synthesis/ Evaluation (Assignments/Assessment) Papers, Tests, Student Presentations (PPT, Youtube), E-Portfolios Reflection (Blog,Journal) Collaboration/Student Generated Content (Wiki) Social/Emotional (Face to Face) Dialectic/Questioning (Discussion Board) Content (CMS/Media/MUVE) Blending with Purpose
Blended Learning Conceptualization Conventional Face to Face Classroom Fully Online Minimal Technology/Media Technology/Media Infused Blended Blended Blended Blended Students meet f2f – teacher uses simple technology such as email, or web for e-lectures. Students meet f2f – teacher uses technology in class such as interactive simulations, digitally controlled experiments Students meet online - teacher uses simple technology such as CMS, electronic bulletin boards. Students meet online – teacher uses more advanced technology such as interactive videoconferencing Source: Picciano, A.G. (2007). Chapter 1 in Picciano, A.G. & & Dzuiban, C. (Eds.) Blended learning: Research perspectives. Needham, MA: The Sloan Consortium. http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/books/index.asp
Blending with Purpose –University Perspective? Blend to assist students – Access Improve Learning Information Fluency Blend to support faculty – Training and Development Improve Teaching Blend to maximize facilities – Recapture classroom space Blend in response to societal needs – Workforce Development Globalization Partnerships
Blending Multirich Model
Weber State University
Simman Simulator for nursing and respiratory care students.
-allows students to practice on a model of a process or another system: for example patient in cardiac arrest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Q4knSPqwc&feature=related Simman example
Weber State University
-enhancing information technology sector through grants from 2009 stimulus plan
-create a small hospital within for nurse to practice, rad techs, respiratory, and HIM specialists.
Robotic surgeryt Robotic surgery (prostatectomy 2007) 8 minutes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45BT7CiEBnQ
Discuss the merits and problems of placing the computer in control of the teaching environment with the student essentially responding to computer inquiries verses having the student in control with a much larger range of alternative courses of action.