The Basics of Asynchronous/Synchronous Blended Learning

Blended Teaching and Learning
Sloan-C Certificate Program Eligibility: 

This online workshop can be counted toward the Sloan-C Certificate.

Workshop Description

The how, when and what of eLearning. These foundational elements are as important as technology when it comes to teaching an asynchronous/synchronous blended class. This first course in this blending learning workshop series explores the “how” and “when” foundational elements through basic online learning engagement, research and basic course construction concepts.

Resources Provided: 
  • Presentations, readings, web links, discussion threads and other materials, viewable online for 1 year
  • 1-Hour Live Workshop Orientation - Learn about Moodle 2.2 and BlackBoard Collaborate. Navigate the workshop space
  • 1-Hour Live Panel Discussion - Participation in Live Q&A
  • Viewing of Live Sessions available for 1 year
Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand best practices in promoting online learning engagement in dual modalities
  • Be introduced to online course organization through backwards design
  • Develop scaffolding self-reflective activities

Carol Johnson, The Virtual School of Music
Carol Johnson serves as a consultant for Sloan-C and is the Director of The Virtual School of Music, an innovative and technologically-based online music school. She is an active technology educator and musician throughout North and South America. Her previous university teaching appointments include Belmont University, Nashville, TN and Taylor University, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, as well as various K-12 public school positions. Currently, Ms. Johnson is completing her Doctor of Musical Arts in e-learning technology. An established educational writer, Ms. Johnson has published numerous music book series for elementary through professional music students.

Pricing and Cancellation Policy

Price: $495 Each
Sloan-C Member price: $345 w/coupon code* (you will enter the coupon code on the payment page of your shopping cart process)
College Pass Member Pricing: No Cost w/2 coupon codes* (you will enter the coupon code on the payment page of your shopping cart process)
*Members receive unlimited discounts with membership and College Pass holders receive 100 (50 or 25) "free" seats in the entire Sloan-C Workshop series.

Cancellation Policy: 

If you register and pay for a Sloan-C workshop and are unable to attend or if Sloan-C reschedules/cancels a workshop, we will be happy to apply your payment to another Sloan-C workshop/seminar at your request. However, no refunds will be given. This offer is good for one year.