Developing belended learning in higher education - a case study of the University of the Highlands and Islands

Simco, Neil and Campbell, G (2011) Developing belended learning in higher education - a case study of the University of the Highlands and Islands. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 5 (1). pp. 3-8.

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Abstract

This paper provides some editorial context for a suite of three papers, each of which focuses on pedagogical considerations at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). The paper first identifies the distinctive characteristics of the University, its history, context and purpose. It moves on to explore a major initiative in blended learning at the University, entitled Curriculum for the 21st Century (C21C). Then it introduces the essence of the three articles, each of which focuses on specific elements of blended learning. The term ‘blended learning’ has different meanings and interpretations in different places. In this article we adopt the definition supported by the UHI academic council:
A considered approach that selects from a range of traditional face-to-face methods and e-learning technologies to facilitate student engagement, develop independent learners and enhance the learning experience.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Practitioner Research in Higher Education
Publisher: UniPress
ISSN: 1755-1382
Departments: Services > Academic Quality & Development > CDEPP
Depositing User: Linda Shore
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 09:55
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2017 05:44
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1336

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