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(Re-)design your curriculum with blended learning

Using online tools is not always a guarantee for success; in addition to the vital role you play as a lecturer, the proper integration of online- and face-to-face teaching and the focus on the learning objectives are also vital factors. Approaching your (re-)design in a systematic manner can help you achieve those results. Use the learning objectives to determine which learning activities you would like to offer online or face-to-face, and how you can integrate those activities. Using online tools is not a goal in- and of itself, but rather a tool to help you reach the learning objectives.

Would you like to learn how you can do just that? Check out what we have to offer, and choose the form that suits you best!

Become acquainted with the concepts of ‘blended learning’ and ‘flipping the classroom’, their strong points and what they can do for you as a lecturer. You will contemplate the purpose of your education and get started (re-)designing it. During the design phase, you will determine which material will be offered during face-to-face instruction, what you can offer online, and which tools you can use. You will receive feedback on your design and some handy tips on how to implement it in your curriculum.

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Educational Scholarship: Your curriculum under the magnifying glass

The purpose of this online training course is to support you in writing a project plan to: A) obtain insight into a problem that you may be experiencing in your own curriculum, or B) solve that problem. In a step-by-step fashion, you will be invited to take a close look at your own curriculum and to think about: your desired outcomes, the learning activity (or activities) you could use, the learning processes that play a role, the question you would like to answer, and the data you need to collect to answer it. Specialist educational or scientific literature will help you to better understand your teaching methods and how your students learn, and can be used to support your project plan.

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Workshop: Strengthen your education with blended learning 

Would you like more interaction during your face-to-face instruction? Your students to come to lecturers better prepared? To know what students can and cannot do, so that you can adjust to their abilities as a lecturer? To be able to give more flexible feedback? Blended learning can help you achieve all of those goals!

During the workshop, you and your fellow lecturers will review your curriculum design under the guidance of Educate-it. We will (re-)design your curriculum based on your learning objectives, and we will look for an effective balance between online- and face-to-face learning activities. By reviewing your own teaching practice in a small group, you can get an impression of how to start your own (small) educational innovation.

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  • Figure ADDIE model
    If you would like to (re-)design your curriculum in a systematic manner, you could choose to use the ADDIE model. This diagram provides a schematic view of the ADDIE model.
  • Video on the TPACK model
    This knowledge clip uses the TPACK model to explain which knowledge you can apply to make your curriculum more blended. The online training course ‘Strengthen your education with blended learning’ deals with all of these fields of knowledge.
  • Animation about blended learning
    If you plan on designing a blended learning course, and your students aren’t yet familiar with what blended learning entails and how it can help them, then you could include them in the process and begin the course by showing this knowledge clip. A small step towards strengthening student involvement.
  • Thesis: Guiding the Digital Educator
    This thesis deals with the question; which factors influence the success of e-learning for specialist medical study programmes?

Would you like to know which tools can strengthen your education? The toolguide shows the tools, divided into themes.

If you would like to find inspiration in what your colleagues have done to make their curriculum more blended, then visit the inspiration page!

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