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MicroLab - Designing Successful Blended Courses

Do you want to design successful blended and online courses? Would you like to know how you can find the right balance of online and offline activities for your course?

Join the Microlab Designing Successful Blended Courses! In this short course you will work on exercises at your own pace in our online learning environment while in the online synchronous session there is time for discussion, diving deeper into the topics, and sharing ideas and experiences with colleagues and the trainer. A central part of the course is the online practice environment in which you can practice with tools.

  • TBA
Target group University teachers (optional UTQ module, but every teacher can join)
Study load Asynchronous activities: 2,5 hours
Synchronous activities: 2,5 hours
Price Free of charge
Main language English
Location Online activities in Nestor learning environment and sessions in Blackboard Collaborate or on-site

Participants can choose:

  • Handing in the assignment(s) for assessment and receiving a certificate of competence if sufficient
  • Receiving a certificate of participation

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of this module, you are able:

  • deliberately choose online or offline learning and teaching activities that can be done asynchronously or synchronously
  • create a clear blended course structure with diverse learning activities that fit the learning outcomes
  • practice with at least one online tool that can be used in blended or online courses

Extra information

Prior knowledge on course design and assessment covered in the UTQ modules Designing & Evaluating and Assessing & Evaluating is assumed. If necessary, materials can be requested to update your knowledge.

Last modified:02 June 2022 11.59 a.m.