Jul 4th 2016

Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started (FutureLearn)

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A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning. If you are working in further education, skills training, vocational education, workplace learning, lifelong learning or adult education, this free online course is designed to help you understand the benefits of blended learning and how to make more effective use of technology to support your learners.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

- use a range of effective blended learning practices and pedagogies to improve your learners’ experience and attainment

- understand how the many free and affordable technologies now available can enhance teaching and learning, and

- approach new technologies with confidence, designing a pedagogical approach to make the best use of these tools

Continue learning with part 2: Embedding Practice

This course is run in two parts. This first introductory course, Getting Started, will be followed by a second short course on Embedding Practice, which will run on various dates in 2016.