Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started

Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started

Course provided by FutureLearn

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 20 hours study time

  • Teacher training and education

  • Free

  • NA

  • Level NA

About this course

This course is designed to help anyone teaching or supporting learning in the vocational education and training (VET) sector understand the benefits of blended learning and how to use technology effectively to support learners.Supported by a group of ‘digital champions’, you’ll connect with teaching and training professionals who understand the practical challenges of using blended learning.You will discover the importance of being able to blend digital learning methods into your teaching. These methods will help your learners become familiar with the digital workplaces they will be joining. Free to register. Fee to certificate.

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify ways in which new technology can contribute to the difficult challenges facing the VET, FE and Skills sector.
  2. Evaluate the many free or affordable tools now available to enhance teaching and learning.
  3. Apply your knowledge of blended learning to develop training materials using appropriate technologies.
  4. Evaluate a variety of effective blended learning approaches and apply the most suitable to your delivery in order to improve the learner's experience and attainment.