Blended learning is quickly gaining popularity in the education world because of its diversity and incorporation of technology in the classroom. Blended learning can be defined as the implementation various learning modalities to create learning stations that meet the needs of the classroom. Students rotate through various stations that have different learning objectives and combine traditional small group instruction, hands-on learning and technology through adaptive learning apps and software. Utilizing blended learning helps students to develop 21st century skills that many researchers deem to be essential in our global community. This course will help the instructor develop 21st century skills through blended learning.
This course has content equivalency to the following course, and cannot be taken again: EDU-X775R.
Number or Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for education professionals that want to create a blended learning environment. Implementing a blended learning environment in a student's educational career has shown to be successful in a range of K-12 classrooms including: under-performing, high ELL population and low socioeconomic. This includes elementary/secondary teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, Response to Intervention Teams, beginning teachers, technology coordinators and school administrative teams.
Required Materials: None
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