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Blended LearningPresented by:Nur Zafrina ZulkifliFatin Nur Syafiqah MOHD FikriTengku Anis Hanini Tengku Ahmad Nordin1
WHAT IS BLENDED LEARNING AND HOW IT WORKS
What is Blended Learning?A formal education program which a student will learn:(1) at least in part through online learning, with some element of student control over time, place, path, and/or pace;(2) at least in part in a supervised brick-and-mortar location away from home;(3) and the modalities along each students learning path within a course or subject are connected to provide an integrated learning experience.
Blended Learning Models
1. Rotation model A course or subject in which students rotate on a xed schedule or at the teachers discretion between learning modalities, at least one of which is online learning. Other modalities might include activities such as small-group or full-class instruction, group projects, individual tutoring, and pencil-and-paper assignments. The students learn mostly on the brick-and-mortar campus, except for any homework assignments.
a. Station RotationA course or subject in which students experience the Rotation model within a contained classroom or group of classrooms. The Station Rotation model differs from the Individual Rotation model because students rotate through all of the stations, not only those on their custom schedules.
6b. Lab Rotation A course or subject in which students rotate to a computer lab for the online-learning station.
c. Flipped Classroom:A course or subject in which students participate in online learning off-site in place of traditional homework and then attend the brick-and-mortar school for face-to-face, teacher-guided practice or projects. The primary delivery of content and instruction is online, which differentiates a Flipped Classroom from students who are merely doing homework practice online at night.d. Individual Rotation: A course or subject in which each student has anindividualized playlist and does not necessarily rotate to each available station or modality. An algorithm or teacher(s) sets individual student schedules.
2. Flex model Online learning is the backbone of student learning, even if it directs students to offline activities at times. Students move on an individually customized, uid schedule among learning modalities. The teacher of record is on-site, and students learn mostly on the brick-and-mortar campus, except for any homework assignments. The teacher of record or other adults provide face-to-face support on a flexible and adaptive as-needed basis through activities such as small-group instruction, group projects, and individual tutoring.
Some implementations have substantial face-to-face support, whereas others have minimal support. For example, some Flex models may have face-to-face certified teachers who supplement the online learning on a daily basis, whereas others may provide little face-to-face enrichment. Still others may have different staffing combinations. These variations are useful modifiers to describe a particular Flex model.
3. A La Carte model A course that a student takes entirely online to accompany other experiences that the student is having at a brick-and-mortar school or learning center. The teacher of record for the A La Carte course is the online teacher. Students may take the A La Carte course either on the brick-and-mortar campus or o-site. This differs from full-time online learning because it is not a whole-school experience. Students take some courses A La Carte and others face-to-face at a brick-and-mortar campus.
4. Enriched Virtual model A course or subject in which students have required face-to-face learning sessions with their teacher of record and then are free to complete their remaining coursework remote from the face-to-face teacher. Online learning is the backbone of student learning when the students are located remotely. The same person generally serves as both the online and face-to-face teacher. Many Enriched Virtual programs began as full-time online schools and then developed blended programs to provide students with brick-and-mortar school experiences.
The Enriched Virtual model differs from the Flipped Classroom because in Enriched Virtual programs, students seldom meet face-to-face with their teachers every weekday. It differs from a fully online course because face-to-face learning sessions are more than optional office hours or social events; they are required. 12
How Blended Learning works?13
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ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF BLENDED LEARNING
ADVANTAGES17of blended learning?
It can keep students focused for longer periods of time.The use of computers to look up information/data is a tremendous time saver, especially when used to access a comprehensive resource like the Internet to conduct research. This time-saving aspect can keep students focused on a project much longer than they would with books and paper resources, and it helps them develop better learning through exploration and research.18
It makes students more excited to learn.When technology is integrated into school lessons, learners are more likely to be interested in, focused on, and excited about the subjects they are studying. Subjects that might be monotonous for some like math and science can be much more engaging with virtual lessons, tutoring, and the streaming of educational videos. 19
It enables students to learn at their own paceWith the integration of technology, students are able to get direct, individualized instruction from the computer. This form of supplemental teaching allows them to engage with the information at times that are most convenient for them and helps them become more self-directed in the learning process. It also gives the teacher more time to accomplish classroom objectives, while freeing them up to help the students who might be struggling with certain lessons.20
It prepares students for the futureBy learning to use technology in the classroom, both teachers and students will develop skills essential for the 21st century. But more than that, students will learn the critical thinking and workplace skills they will need to be successful in their futures. Education is no longer just about learning and memorizing facts and figures; its about collaborating with others, solving complex problems, developing different forms of communication and leadership skills, and improving motivation and productivity.21
disadvantages22of blended learning?
Of course, as with anything, there are also some perceived negative aspects to using technology in the classroom, such as abusing internet privileges for non-school related activities. However, in most cases, the pros largely outweigh the cons. The best way to guard against any negative effects of technology integration and implementation is to make sure teachers and students are trained on the proper use and etiquette of the resources. Abusing internet privileges for non-school related activities23
Teachers should always understand how and why each piece of technology is being used by their students, and they should monitor student activities to the best of their abilities. Nothing is perfect, and we certainly shouldnt diminish the roles of traditional learning processes such as handwriting but when used correctly, technology can help both teachers and students soar to success.
IMPLICATIONS OF BLENDED LEARNING
Implications on classroomProvide students with time flexibility and improved learning outcomes More student-teacher interaction Increase student engagement Allow for continuous improvement in a courseEnhance an institution's reputationExpand access to educational offerings
acquire more technological literacy and greater confidence using new technologiesimproving communication between teachers and students and extending relationships across boundaries
Butstudents spend more of their study time using social media and chatting with friends than doing their schoolworkteacher lay-offshigher student-teacher ratiosunforeseen educational deficits
Examples of Teaching and Learning activities that use Blended Learningself-directed learning- meaning students can go through the content on their ownstory mapping- prepare a visual depiction of a story related to the concepts covered online.online self-assessments- quizzesdiscussion forums
ReferencesHuneycutt, T. (2013, October 8). Technology in the classroom: The benefits of blended learning. Retrieved from http://www.nms.org/blog/TabId/58/PostId/188/technology-in-the-classroom-the-benefits-of-blended-learning.aspx Hidden curriculum (2014, August 26). In S. Abbott (Ed.), The glossary of education reform. Retrieved from http://edglossary.org/hidden-curriculum