Converting to a Distance Learning Format



During the planning process of an instructional environment. “It should be viewed as a system, a relationship among and between all the components of that system – the instructor, the learners, the material, and the technology.” (Simonson, 2014) Creating a blended learning format is not simply integrating parts of pre-existing course material to the web; but involves developing engaging and challenging activities suited for an online environment to supplement face-to-face activities. (University of Wisconsin, 2012) Identifying critical elements of learning and teaching will be important components in the construction of a blended learning environment. Below are a few considerations to review when converting to a distance learning format:

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