Show 33: Blended to Virtual Learning in Higher Education

Guiding Question: Besides MOOCs, what is happening in the world of higher edu regarding blended to virtual learning?


Guest: Jeff Nugent of Co-Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) at Virginia Commonwealth University


Tips of the Week:
Jeff- The University of Central Florida’s Center for Distributed Learning offers its Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) of blended and online instructional strategies. The VCU Online Learning Summit coming up in May.

David- Doug Johnson post at his Blue Skunk blog looking at MOOCs and K-12. He brings in a few other takes on MOOCs at the university level.

Mark- TPACK Cases is a new collection of video-based teaching cases collaboratively developed by the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education and the National Technology Leadership Coalition that demonstrates robust examples of TPACK in action. While they were developed primarily for preservice teachers, they could be great for experienced teachers as well.

Also, eLearning by Design by William Horton is a great resource for considering options for online learning.