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BLEND-ONLINE Digest - 2 Aug 2012 to 7 Aug 2012 (#2012-65)
Hi everyone, Please feel free to sign up (and forward to any other interested colleagues). Thanks, Tom Thomas Cavanagh, Ph.D. Assistant Vice President,Â Distributed Learning University of Central Florida firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @tbcavanagh http://online.ucf.edu/ --- Dive into Blended Learning! The University of Central Florida (UCF) announces the second offering of its popular MOOC (massive open online course) for blended learning faculty and designers: BlendKit2012. Based around the open-licensed BlendKit Course instructional materials contained within the http://BlendedLearningToolkit.org web site, BlendKit2012 will run as a five-week cohort (from Monday, September 24 to Monday, October 29, 2012) facilitated by UCF's Dr. Kelvin Thompson and Dr. Linda Futch. The goal of BlendKit2012 is to provide assistance in designing and developing your blended learning course via a consideration of key issues related to blended learning and practical step-by-step guidance in helping you produce actual materials for your blended course (i.e., from design documents through creating content pages to peer review feedback at your own institution). Unlike many traditional courses, registrants are encouraged to select the course components they find relevant as they participate at one of several engagement levels (i.e., completer, participant, auditor). Course components include regular communications from facilitators, weekly readings, hands-on tasks, a variety of real time and asynchronous interaction opportunities, and weekly webinars with experienced blended learning instructors. Registration is free of charge. For more information or to register, please visit: http://bit.ly/blendkit2012. ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.