Designing an Authentic Blend: Development of a "real-life" Learning Environment for Higher Education
Edith Cowan University
Faculty of Business and Law
School of Management
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.