This unit builds upon participant knowledge and skills in contemporary Learning Design.  Participants will investigate, design and develop blended learning in a tertiary setting using an inquiry-led approach. They will explore contemporary conceptual and theoretical blended learning frameworks and principles to underpin designs and approaches suitable for diverse learners and their contexts. Participants will examine the potential learning affordances of digital tools to inform the design and development of an authentic blended learning experience.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
AET4010

Prerequisites

AET4002 - Curriculum Design and Student Assessment

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Appraise and recommend contemporary blended learning frameworks and principles suitable for diverse learners and their contexts;  
  2. Propose and justify a blended learning design underpinned by an appropriate framework and principles in order to promote the learner experience;  
  3. Create and review a constructively aligned blended learning product informed by pedagogical design and incorporating digital learning tools; and  
  4. Collaborate with peers to inform student learning within a blended learning environment.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Review Appraise blended learning frameworks and principles 20%
Report Propose and justify a blended learning design 25%
Project Create and peer review a blended learning product (2 Parts) 55%

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