A Focus on Learning
A Collaborative Culture: Learning forAll
Collective Inquiry Into Best Practice and Current Reality
Action Orientation: Learning by Doing
Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Commitment to Understanding
Courage and initiative
Commitment to Reflection
Commitment to Expertise
Periodic scheduled meetings
A second-best approach
A quick fix
No interaction with instructor
Posting static information
Limited to classroom learning
For those born after 1980
Blended Learning Approaches
Q & A
Blended Learning Models
Approach Description Best Suited For…
1. Stitching Using different media and delivery technologies
based on cost/benefit profile
Leveraging existing resources and
2. Styles Matching the media and delivery technology
with audience learning styles
Increasing participation in training
and raising learner satisfaction
3. Bookend Sequencing instruction such that e-learning
comes before and after instructor-led
training or such that instructor-led training
comes before and after e-learning
Optimizing the time and investment
involved with instructor-led
4. Integrated Develop a cohesive strategy for addressing a
learning need that integrates multiple
learning activities and involves both
formal and informal learning
Developing mission-critical skills
5. Performance Develop a cohesive strategy for addressing a
performance need, leveraging not only
formal and informal learning but also
non-training performance improvement
Prestera & Marker, 2006
Access to data and information
At what stage – planning, formative, summative
Presentation of results
Public or private
Finding the right technology
What types of media to you want to use?
Are there special technology considerations?
Is collaboration important or will participants work
Is a blended environment the right way to go?
How do I find the technology?
What technology do you already have available?
What technology are you comfortable using?
Do you have a course management system, like Moodle
Do you use Google or Zoho to share files and
What other websites are there to find information?