The NMC Horizon Project was founded in 2003. This wordle offers a glimpse of all of the topics that have appeared in the NMC Horizon Report series over the years -- as selected by our expert advisory boards.
Adventures in Innovative Learning Design
Presented by Dr. Julia Parra
For NMTIE 2013
+ Technology Trends Impacting Education
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+ Designing for Collaboration
Group Work is an important
process for learners to engage in.
would however, note the challenges of
CGW. Especially when taken online!
with CGW and inherent challenges
in mind, can make the difference.
Phases, Scaffolding, and Technology
for Collaboration (PSTC) model.
there will still be challenges!
HyFlex design combines faceto-face and online approaches
to teaching and learning with
giving students the
opportunity to choose to
online, or both.
Upon reflection, three reasons framed my
decisions toward HyFlex course design:
1. meeting students’ needs,
2. encouraging students to take control
of their learning, and
3. demonstrating and modeling the
power of online learning technologies.
And of course, these three reasons
culminate in the overarching goal of
increasing student engagement and
HyFlex Course Design
HyFlex course design that
I used can be discussed using
Beatty’s (2007a; 2007b; 2010)
four fundamental principles of
HyFlex design – student
reusability, and accessibility.
+ Personal Learning Networks
have always had a personal
learning network. It includes the people
and the resources that help inform you
about your interests and profession.
The way we access those people and
resources has changed or can change
based on the new technologies
available to use. You have an
opportunity in this course to think about
this and perhaps expand your PLN.
+ Implications for Designing Physical
Learning could take place in
more innovative physical
+ EDLT 570/672 Learning Design
HyFlex, PSTC Model, PLN and
more converge in this course.
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