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Monday, May 11 • 11:35am - 12:05pm
Blended Online Learning Models in Chennai, India

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TWU recently launched a Facilitated Academic Resource and Research Centre in Chennai, India, using a model of teaching and learning that blends online and face-to-face learning. In the coming years, we plan to open more centres in Uganda, China, and other international locations. The unique challenges associated with the model and with offering effective learning opportunities to diverse student populations yet maintaining consistency of learning experiences led us to design a flexible, collaborative, and version-controlled technological infrastructure for supporting the design and delivery of course materials. We use a combination of MS Word, Markdown files in Github, Grav CMS, and Moodle to create and share differentiated course materials to different locations while maintaining a single repository for all versions of the course. This presentation will demonstrate the underlying infrastructure and the technical design features in our courses that allow for this model. Topics will include challenges of the model, lessons learned so far, as well as next steps for further development of our processes and infrastructure.

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Colin Madland

Manager, Online Shenanigans, Trinity Western University

Monday May 11, 2020 11:35am - 12:05pm PDT
Ballroom 2

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