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Blended Learning 3: Why Online? Public

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After completing this badge, learners will be able to articulate benefits of online instruction.

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Quicktopic Contribution

Go the ongoing online discussion at: https://www.quicktopic.com/53/H/dLw2DErafK6Es. Explain 1) How your perception of online learning has changed 2) 1 way that you feel you could incorporate one of the online methods discussed in this badge. Take a snapshot of your contribution and submit. More Info

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Resources

1) Read the article from WorldWideLearn, “What are the Benefits of Teaching Online at: https://www.worldwidelearn.com/education-articles/benefits-of-teaching-online.htm
2) Check out Dr. Liz Hardy’s, "The A-Z Of Online Teaching Challenges" at: https://elearningindustry.com/online-teaching-challenges-a-z
3) Explore two of the many eLearning Industry articles you find interesting at: https://elearningindustry.com/tags/online-learning (Please be sure to reference the specific articles you chose in your Quicktopic response.)
4) Examine RIT's Online Course Quality Checklist at: https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/tls/sites/rit.edu.academicaffairs.tls/files/docs/OCQC_v2.3.pdf

Badge Evidence

Now that you have delved deeper into the benefits of online teaching and learning, return to the online discussion at: https://www.quicktopic.com/53/H/dLw2DErafK6Es.Explain one way that your perception of online learning has changed and one way that you feel you could successfully incorporate one of the online methods discussed in this badge. Take a snapshot of your contribution and submit as evidence of your learning for this badge.

 In your Quicktopic response please be sure to:
  • Introduce the badge and topic you are discussing. For example, “For Blended Learning 3, my perception of online learning has changed.” 
  • Be sure to specifically reference each of the resources.
  • Comment on at least one other post (unless you are the first respondent on the topic.)


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