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This seven-hour, two-part course presents foundational information about blended learning and includes definitions, strategies, examples, and reflective activities presented in a multimedia format.


This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • ABE and ESOL instructors and tutors

The fully online, self-paced portion of this course includes four modules:

1. What is blended learning?

2. What does blended learning look like?

3. How would you use blended learning for students?

4. **NEW** A module dedicated to blended learning and distance learning (DL) in Massachusetts (MA) - designed for and about MA DL programs.

Participants will work their way independently through each online module, contributing to an online discussion, listening to podcasts, and reviewing optional readings along the way.

Two weeks following the completion of your online work, you will participate in a two-hour virtual session to review your learning and discuss your plans for incorporating blended learning opportunities into your instruction.

Virtual session/webinar: May 8, 2018   2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact Eunice Snay


Learning Objectives: 

Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Define blended learning
  • Explain 3 out of the 5 models of blended learning presented
  • Identify approved student contact hours for blended learning and distance learning based on NRS and MA guidelines
  • Determine the blended learning model that would be most effective for your learners

Basic Internet and computer skills; Internet access

04/11/2018 - 8:00am
End Date: 
04/25/2018 - 11:00pm
Online course
PD Center: 
Topic Area: 
ABE/Adult Education
Distance Learning
Education and Career Planning
ESOL/English Language Learner
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