Lewisham Southwark College

Blending In: Motivating, monitoring and tracking students working online

LEAD ORGANISATION

Lewisham Southwark College

OVERVIEW

A staff CPD programme to develop teachers’ skills in designing and applying blended learning tools and techniques to their own practice. The project developed an online Moodle course called ‘BlendingIn’ plus a ‘Tools for Blended Learning’ course that contains a series of practical ‘how to’ guides for staff.

Read the final report to learn about the process that the team deployed to bring about a ‘culture shift’ in the use of learning technologies. Discover how 60% of staff that completed the CPD programme felt that it enabled them to effectively support learning through the use of social and collaborative media.

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USE THESE RESOURCES TO LEARN HOW TO
  • Use blending learning to monitor, motivate and track learners working online;
  • Develop skills and confidence in the use of Moodle and Google tools for blending learning;
  • Deliver blended learning CPD sessions to teachers.

“The course is very useful and provides practical tips about making a blended learning course. The practical assignment ensures that the theories learnt are put to use, and I am still revisiting those concepts after completion of the course.”

Tutor, Cohort 2

GETTING STARTED

lewisham-web1BlendingIn has the following core components:

  • An online Moodle course called BlendingIn that introduces the concept and principles of Blended Learning;
  • A CPD programme including a Moodle course featuring ‘how to’ guides;
  • An Individual Skills Audit.

Take a journey through this introductory website that includes details about the project, the three main outputs (above), and introductions, explanations and downloadable assets.

RESOURCES

Additional resources:

Examples of resources used in face-to-face training sessions:

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(Please note that links to individual course components are listed in the resource section of the final report.)

Patricia Forrest
Lewisham Southwark College
Head of Learning Technologies
Email: patricia.forrest@lesoco.ac.uk