EC&I 834 - Designing for Online and Blended Learning

Ready for Some Science

Our project started to take shape very early in the semester. We decided quite quickly that we were up to the challenge of creating an online course designed for primary students. The process of thinking about the what and how for this project involved research of different LMS systems and trying to decide what would… Continue reading Ready for Some Science

EC&I 834 - Designing for Online and Blended Learning

The Making of a Blended Learning Community for Primary Students

We assume that learners will want to come together, that they will be mutually supportive, and they will be driven to learn. But it is important to realize that communities, and particularly virtual learning communities, are not inherently good, desirable or ideal. – Shaping the Metaphor of Community in Online Learning Environments by Richard A. Schwier… Continue reading The Making of a Blended Learning Community for Primary Students