Once again, University of Central Florida is offering a free open online course, BlendKit 2017: Becoming a Blended Learning Designer. It begins February 27, 2017, and lasts five weeks.
Here’s a link to the post: UCF to offer BlendKit MOOC in Feb, 2017
University World News has written a post comparing blended learning’s emphasis on social participation through digital spaces to participatory community / educational practices from the past. The article alludes to the learning time advantage that can enable active learning that we wrote about in Essentials for Blended Learning:
The deepening of knowledge that traditionally occurs outside of the classroom during homework activities is now happening inside the classroom where the majority of the time is spent reinforcing application, analysis and evaluation of concepts as opposed to rote memorisation and retention of information.
Here’s a link to the post: Blended learning – From ancient Greece to the digital age – University World News