Designing blended learning with edCrumble

Description

The workshop will allow participants to learn how to design blended learning activities and plan blended learning courses using edCrumble. It is a practical workshop where assistants will work on their computers designing an specific unit of learning and will be able to explore the functionalities of the tool, including among others:

  • generating the syllabus of the course;
  • using a visual representation of the course to reflect on the created design;
  • analysing  the generated design analytics by the tool and purpose possible design improvements;
  • sharing designs within the online community and learn from others;

Links to tools/resources/projects

  • Link to the tool which will be used during the workshop.

Main goal: Introduction to edCrumble, a tool that supports the process of designing blended learning courses (which combine face to face classes with online activities) within a community of educators.

Audience: Teachers in all educational levels, educational designers.

Question/s related to the workshop:

  • How can I design and plan effective blended learning activities?
  • How can I know which are the most appropriate educational tools to use in my activities?How can I balance the in-class and out-of class workload taking into account the use of technology and the face to face interactions?
  • How can I document and evaluate my teaching for later improvement?
  • How can I share my activities and learn from others?

Competencies/Learning Objectives:

  • Teaching Planning and Management Competence: Design, guide and develop content, training and evaluation activities, and other resources related to teaching and learning, so that the results are valued and related improvement proposals are elaborated.
  • Innovation Competence: Create and apply new knowledge, perspectives, methodologies and resources in the different dimensions of teaching activity, aimed at improving the quality of the teaching-learning process.
  • Digital competence: Use an pedagogical online learning design tool which facilitates the planning of blended courses.