Mark Nichols, live from Queensland #iblc10

  Mark Nichols, Laidlaw College Auckland   Blended Learning – a term still ill defined.   With OU – defining 'interactive' – covered everything from “next” to complex.   Essential Elements of Blended Learning: No absolutes...   Combines the best of online and face-to-face experiences Garrison & Vaughan – thoughtful fusion of f2f and online learning experiences.   BOOKS: E-Learning & Social Networking Handbook Making the Transition to E-Learning   Both crucially see the importance…

Live Feed from Calgary #iblc10

Norm Vaughan Not about add-on technology, but fundamental rethinking of approaches to learning - we're really just adding tools on top of courses that are deficient and ending up with 1.5 courses, rather than a good course... Late 1990s was where the idea of campus-based online learning came from. Marti Cleveland-Innes Stuggled a bit with the denseness of this presentation - wasn't just about the text size, found the debate a bit hard to follow..…