Overview of content related to 'blog' http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/156/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=lyn%20parker&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Blended Learning and Online Tutoring: Planning Learner Support and Activity Design http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue56/parker-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue56/parker-rvw#author1">Lyn Parker</a> does not consider that the second edition has changed considerably from the first edition despite the publishers' blurb to the contrary. Nonetheless, she feels there is much of value.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>When asked to review the second edition of this book, I willingly accepted as I considered the first edition to be "easy to read, full of practical advice, whilst challenging me to reflect on my own practice".</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue56/parker-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue56 review lyn parker open university university of hertfordshire university of sheffield university of strathclyde blog e-learning facebook flickr framework higher education instant messaging learning design privacy social networks tagging web 2.0 wiki Tue, 29 Jul 2008 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1425 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk Book Review: Blended Learning and Online Tutoring http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/parker-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue48/parker-rvw#author1">Lyn Parker</a> considers that this book meets its aim of providing practical advice for tutors and staff developers engaged in online activities and blended learning.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many universities have adopted a blended learning approach to learning and teaching rather than adopting totally online methods, as strategies for delivering campus-based and distance learning courses converge. Blended learning has been variously defined as 'a mix of e-learning with traditional learning and teaching methods' [<a href="#1">1</a>] or learning that is characterised by 'the interdependence of pedagogy, learning technologies and technology' [<a href="#2">2</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://live.ariadne.ac.uk/issue48/parker-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue48 review lyn parker oclc open university university of sheffield blog course design e-learning safari wiki Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1263 at http://live.ariadne.ac.uk