Blended Learning and Student Engagement: What's the Connection?
When & Where:
Thursday, October 22nd, 3pm to 4pm
School of Education Building, Room 2002
The Office of Instructional Consulting is pleased to host a special session on blended learning and student engagement with
Dr. Norm Vaughan. The colloquium is open to all faculty, staff, and AIs in the School of Education and will be held in the IC, room 2002. Dr. Vaughan will discuss aspects of blended learning, student engagement and web 2.0 technologies.
About the Presenter:Norm Vaughan: An educator and researcher with interests in blended learning, faculty development and K to 12 schooling, Dr. Norm Vaughan is an instructor in the Department of Education, Faculty of Teaching and Learning at Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta.
Norm's teaching background includes graduate and undergraduate courses in educational technology, K-12 education in northern Canada, technical training in the petroleum industry, and English as a Second Language in Japan. In addition, he has been involved in several consulting projects with book publishers and higher education institutions to develop online courses and resources. He recently co-authored the book Blended Learning in Higher Education(Jossey-Bass, 2008) and has published a series of articles on blended learning and faculty development. Norm is the Co-founder of the Blended Online Learning Design Network, the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning and he is on the Editorial Boards of the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technologyand the Journal on Centres for Teaching & Learning.