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Welcome to the Blended Learning course. It was designed as part of the self-paced online Customized Learning Series! [Register Here] The current facilitator is Krista Bertelson, kbertelson@tie.net. For any additional questions, please contact Graduate Credit Coordinator, Kim Coronado at kcoronado@tie.net.  

This module uses the eBook Blended-Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools as our main text, as well as some articles and videos.  I will be assigning only certain pages and videos from the eBook. (Reading the entire eBook and watching all videos within is your option.)

You will be asked to review several videos from the book above.  The premium content access to the videos can be found here.  Please bookmark this page as you will refer to the videos throughout this course often.

The course incorporates four phases to help you implement a Blended Learning environment in your classroom. What is Blended Learning, what could it mean for you, and how can you move to a Blended Learning environment in your classroom? A unit on how to assess in the Blended Learning classroom is also included in this course.

Needed for the course

Navigation

  • All pages for the course are listed in the left column
  • The Unit pages contain:
    • The readings and videos
    • The activities to do for the course
    • The assignments to be turned in to the instructor
  • The Activity pages contain:
    • The specific activity for the unit it is under
    • Can also be found within the Unit page

Blended Learning Course Outcomes:

  • Develop and refine your understanding of what blended learning is and is not.

  • Define your blended learning problems.

  • State your purposes for wanting to use blended learning.

  • Consider which blended learning model you will begin to use.

  • Determine the team that would be necessary to create your blended learning model.

  • Build your understanding of assessment in the blended learning classroom.

  • Experience online assessment tools.

  • Develop assessment rubrics and checklists for student learning.

  • Design a blended learning environment for your setting.

  • Expand your repoirtore of online tools that will enhance your blended learning environment.

  • Create a lesson for a blended learning classroom.

TIE's online professional learning courses are intended for use by districts that join TIE Membership. The content is intentionally open so that TIE members can freely peruse the materials. If you are using this for professional purposes, please contact TIE to join Membership. Thank you.