Thursday, November 1, 2018

Blended Learning for the Indo-Pacific

Tom Worthington Speaking at NICT 2018 in Colombo
A few weeks ago I outlined a proposal for a Colombo Plan 2.0, delivering micro-credentials via mobile devices, to students of Indo-Pacific.  This proposes to bootstrapg mobile education by using m-learning to teach computer professionals how to design and deliver such courses. To provide maximum benefit from the courses, each would provide a micro-credential, as well as industry certification, and credit towards a degree. The courses could be designed and delivered jointly, by institutions across the Indo-Pacific, to mixed classes of students from the region.

A short paper on this has been accepted for TALE 2018, in Woolongong, 4-7 December 2018:
  • Worthington, Tom. (in press). Blended Learning for the Indo-Pacific. In Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), 2018 IEEE 7th International Conference on. IEEE. url

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