Crafting a Rich and Personal Blending Learning Environment - An Institutional Case Study from a STEM Perspective

Su White, Hugh Davis, Kate Dickens, Sarah Fielding

Abstract

Institutional pressures to make optimal use of space can be powerful drivers to develop technology enhanced learning approaches to traditional curricula. Engaging students in active learning and reducing the academic workload are important and complementary drivers. This paper presents a case study of curriculum development in a STEM area at a research-intensive UK university. A team of academics and learning designers have worked collaboratively to build this module as a mix of online and face-to-face activities. The module addresses professional issues, so a strong emphasis is being placed on establishing authentic activities and realistic use of social tools. It is important to the university to carefully document the development process and identify reusable design patterns that can be explained to other academics.

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White S., Davis H., Dickens K. and Fielding S. (2013). Crafting a Rich and Personal Blending Learning Environment - An Institutional Case Study from a STEM Perspective . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 142-147. DOI: 10.5220/0004388901420147


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@conference{csedu13,
author={Su White and Hugh Davis and Kate Dickens and Sarah Fielding},
title={Crafting a Rich and Personal Blending Learning Environment - An Institutional Case Study from a STEM Perspective},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2013},
pages={142-147},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004388901420147},
isbn={978-989-8565-53-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Crafting a Rich and Personal Blending Learning Environment - An Institutional Case Study from a STEM Perspective
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - White S.
AU - Davis H.
AU - Dickens K.
AU - Fielding S.
PY - 2013
SP - 142
EP - 147
DO - 10.5220/0004388901420147