Title

Designing an Authentic Blend: Development of a "real-life" Learning Environment for Higher Education

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Edith Cowan University

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

School

School of Management

RAS ID

13333

Comments

This article was originally published as: Smith, T., & Parker, J. (2011). Designing an Authentic Blend: Development of a real-life Learning Environment for Higher Education. Paper presented at the eCULTURE 2011. Perth, Australia. Original article available here

Abstract

Increasing student enrolments in higher education have created new challenges for universities to address, if they are to provide a quality learning experiences for all students. One key challenge is identifying how to construct more flexible, interactive and engaging student-centred environments that can support students’ transition to the workplace. This article describes how teaching and learning processes have been reengineered to design an authentic blended learning environment that offers students real-life learning experiences supported by new technologies.

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