What is elearning? Blended Learning? Small group discussion – report to whole group – develop a shared understanding of what is meant by elearning and blended learning. Discuss other terminology – online learning; flexible learning, connectivity between people, group study support, social networks (facebook, linked etc). Develop a shared concept map.
Explore a range of examples of elearning. Consideration of how these are consistent with a shared understanding of elearning, beliefs, cultural etc: Expand concept map to include these.
Initial discussion of how they might use elearning for participants own activities. A mix of presentation and small group activities.