Blend@UW Guides

What are the benefits of blending my course?

Last Updated: Wed March 22, 2017

What does “blending” a course mean? When people talk about “blending” a course, they are usually referring to the concept of “blended learning.” There are a variety of definitions and models for the concept, but the Blended Learning Fellows have established the following campus definition: “At UW-Madison, blended learning courses are instructor-designed and supervised environments…

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How do I leverage technology to support active and blended learning?

Last Updated: Fri September 9, 2016

Both active learning and blended learning are research-supported and technology-enhanced teaching and learning methodologies. Active learning refers to a process where learners engage purposefully with instructors, other students and course content to promote problem-solving, application and understanding. A wide variety of technologies such as Google Apps for UW–Madison, Piazza (an online discussion forum tool) and…

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