Blend@UW News

Blend@UW Accepting Applications for Summer Sessions

Wed March 22, 2017

The benefits of blended learning extend to students, instructors, and the entire university. A recent Blend@UW participant noted: “By blending [my course], I have carved out time to work with my students to understand how I want them to think about the material, and we have meaningful discussions wherein the are creating their own understanding.”…

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Blended Learning Leaders Receive Campus Teaching Awards

Mon March 6, 2017

We are proud to announce that two alumni and a current member of our Faculty Engagement’s blended learning programs have been awarded campus teaching awards. Stephen Quintana, a professor with the School of Education’s Counseling Psychology department, was awarded the Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Award. An alumni of our first Blend@UW session in 2013, Quintana was…

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Active Learning in the Classroom Returns

Wed January 25, 2017

Based on positive feedback, Faculty Engagement’s Active Learning in the Classroom series returns this February to support UW-Madison’s focus on pervasive active learning that improves the student experience on campus. One hundred percent of last semester’s participants said they would recommend it to others and that the series met or exceeded their expectations. Don’t miss…

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Blended Learning Initiatives Report Released

Thu October 13, 2016

Just released, the Blended Learning Initiatives 2015-2016 Report shows the reach and impact of the following UW-Madison blended learning programs sponsored by DoIT Academic Technology and Educational Innovation: Blend@UW Course Design Program, Blended Learning Fellowship Program, and Blended Learning Toolkit.  Download the full report as a PDF. Overall, the report shows that more faculty and…

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Facilitating Active Learning in the Classroom

Mon September 26, 2016

UW-Madison’s Educational Innovation is focused on enabling pervasive active learning to improve the student experience on campus. DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service presents the Active Learning in the Classroom series to support these efforts. The series will provide instructors approaches that can: Be implemented easily into courses without extensive course redesign Encourage active dialogue…

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Week-long Blend@UW Sessions Make It Easier to Convert Courses to a Blended-learning Format

Mon March 7, 2016

“[Blend@UW] totally transformed my class, and it’s been amazing seeing how much the students are learning…I am a believer now!” In just one week, this Blend@UW Winter 2016 participant gained the knowledge, skills, and peer support necessary to apply blended learning to real courses. Big changes are taking place with Blend@UW this summer. In response…

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