Monthly Archives: April 2015

When quality standards ignore learners’ needs

I have found it quite frustrating to attempt aligning my blended course to specific “standards” identified by post-secondary institutions, such as eCampus Alberta (http://quality.ecampusalberta.ca/). Many of these standards are specifically for post-secondary, academic-focused courses. My blended course is designed for … Continue reading

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Theme-based teaching + technology = advance learning possibilities

A uniform approach to presenting the units of study not only makes sense, but helps reinforce learning. A common mode of organization is a hierarchical module—sections—lessons—supportive activities approach. Within each learning activity, uniformity also helps to guide students through the … Continue reading

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