Blended and online learning skills are rapidly becoming essential for effective teaching and learning in universities and colleges. Covering theory where useful but maintaining an emphasis on practice, this book provides teachers and lecturers with an accessible introduction to e-learning. Beginning by exploring the meaning of 'e-learning', it supports tutors in identifying how they plan to use technology to support courses that blend online and face-to-face interactions. Illustrated by a range of case of studies, the book covers: * designing quality, appropriate effective and online learning * efficient and sustainable e-learning activity * providing appropriate feedback to learners * devising student activities and sourcing learning resources * managing online and offline interactions Packed with practical advice and ideas, this book provides the core skills and knowledge that teachers in HE and FE need when starting out and further developing their teaching course design for blended and online learning.
Glasgow Caledonian University, UK Institute of Technology, Open University, UK