The VTT-BOX project will again, and now for the second year be presented at the CSEDU2019 Special Session on Blended Learning and Quality Enhancement – BLQE 2019, hosted and led by Professor Ebba Ossiannilsson, The Swedish Association for Distance Education (SADE), Sweden.
Ebba Ossiannilsson, Michail Kalogiannakis, Maria Ampartzaki, and Peter Mazohl have got a paper accepted on The VTT-BOX, Pedagogical and Quality Considerations.
The aims and topics for the Special Session are:
Blended learning embraces personal quality learning. This widely recognized and personalizable method engages, facilitates, and supports learning. UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning emphasize this approach, as it makes learning more flexible and convenient. This will help students be part of a global digital society The blended learning model requires changes in the roles of teachers and learners. These changes are accompanied by shifts in ownership and empowerment, where learners become prosumers and orchestrate their own learning regarding time, place, setting, path, and pace. Blended learning involves people as learners, teachers, administrators, technicians, leaders, and managers with a variety of aspirations and ambitions. Clearly, there is a renewed focus on quality, and the blended learning approach is worthy of consideration.
Topics: a Renewed focus on quality, Role changes, Implementation and next practice, Shifts in ownership and empowerment, where learners become prosumers and orchestrate their own learning regarding time, place, setting, path, and pace. Promotion of students be part of a global digital society.
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