This Futurelearn course from UCL supports teachers in learning design in the context of both blended and wholly online learning. We’ve found previous courses from UCL on this topic very useful. The course aims to be collaborative draws on the experience of teachers across all sectors who’ve been learning so much over these past two years […]
Dr Tony Bates is a Research Associate with Contact North and the author of 11 books in online learning and distance education. During the period of remote learning early in 2021 CLC director, Sarah Horrocks interviewed Tony about his recommendations and insights for learning design, curriculum adaptation and pedagogical approaches when teaching remotely. In this blog, Tony addresses why […]
Should we leave the classroom behind? The Guardian explores the ‘new normal’ in education in this skim of the topic, drawing on the work of Zhao, Wattertson and Laurillard.
Microsoft’s latest course will help you identify models of blended learning, detemine the best tools for achieving specific learning goals and plan for reflection and assessment. If you are considering how to make the most of the tools and practices that have been utilised and developed during pandemic and create sustainable blended learning practices then […]
This course from Microsoft introduces educators to a hybrid (blended) learning model which utilises Microsoft Teams to create a dynamic learning environment for their students. The course focuses in types of remote and hybrid models, creating a hybrid learning environment and how to ensure engagement and interactivity. Educators will learn about the five elements of […]
John Galloway, a specialist in the use of technology to improve educational opportunities for children and young people with special educational needs, talks about the opportunities available through the use of technology.
Children spent much of the past year of lockdowns online, felt that living life online was a poor substitute for offline activities, and reported lower wellbeing during lockdown than previously. However, it would be a mistake to assume that outdoors and ‘screen-free’ has to mean, or is better if it means, ‘technology-free’. This blog looks […]
This blog considers the potential for technology to support inclusion and accessibility in the current context, whether in class, remotely or in a blended environment.
Futurelearn’s latest blended learning course is produced in collaboration with UCL. The three-week course aims to support teachers to develop their own innovations in teaching and learning online and explores a range of digital tools and resources available for blended and remote learning. You’ll also learn about the Conversational Framework concept; the notion that the […]
Ensuring learners have quality digital experiences is at the heart of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. They have a range of resources available to access including links to Google, Microsoft and Apple accessibility features. Given that 98.1% of website home pages as at least one Web Content Accessibility Guideline failures, Global Accessibility Awareness Day campaigns to […]