A model for discussing the quality of technology-enhanced learning in blended learning programmes

Casanova, Diogo and Moreira, António (2017) A model for discussing the quality of technology-enhanced learning in blended learning programmes. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 9 (4). pp. 1-20. ISSN 1941-8647

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Abstract

This paper presents a comprehensive model for supporting informed and critical discussions concerning the quality of Technology-Enhanced Learning in Blended Learning programmes. The model aims to support discussions around domains such as how institutions are prepared, the participants' background and expectations, the course design, and the learning process. The research that supported the design of this model was framed by a Grounded Theory method, combining different approaches to empirical data collection with a review of evaluation models on aspects of the quality of Online and Distance Learning. Throughout the paper, arguments are made that Higher Education institutions need to be more critical with regard to the use of Technology-Enhanced Learning, and to support it as a counterpart to face-to-face learning and teaching. The model provides a framework for teachers in Higher Education to reflect and discuss the quality of Technology-Enhanced Learning in their Blended Learning programmes.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Education > Higher education > HE pedagogies
Education > Higher education
Education > Teaching and learning
Education > Teaching and learning > Technology-enhanced learning
Depositing User: Diogo Casanova
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2018 14:38
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2018 17:03
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4590

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