Blended Learning

New model gets blended response

Of over 140 100-level courses listed in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences course calendar, five are taught in a blended format. But the gradual move towards this new method of learning isn’t always the most cost-effective way to study.Continue...

Online learning puts revenue first

I recently submitted two questions for Provost Alan Harrison for the March 27 meeting of Senate. One is: why do we already have a financial exploration, or “business case,” for expanding online learning, and not a word on the subject in our new Academic Plan? The other is: why won’t you let us see it?Continue...

Face-to-face learning doesn't need replacing

It’s easy to get distracted by fancy gadgets and the convenience of online resources, but face-to-face learning is more effective.Continue...

Student-created program introduced in classrooms

A new opportunity for blended learning is being tested in classrooms today.Continue...

Blended learning to draw more revenue

University representatives and local government officials met last Friday to discuss the finances of Queen’s blended-learning system.Continue...

Blended not better

Queen’s offered two blended learning classes this fall, combining lectures with online learning. The movement is a necessary change as class sizes continue to grow, but the blended format has some
inherent pitfalls.Continue...