Structured Blended Learning Implementation for an Open Learning Environment

  • Jason K. Y. Chan
  • Ken C. K. Law
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4823)

Abstract

This paper proposes a structured blended learning for providing E-Learning strategies adopted by the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK). The paper identified the factors that are likely to impact on the use of learning technologies in future. By introducing the structured blended learning with the concept of learning cycle, the problem of being lost in hypermedia environment can then be solved. Knowledge can be delivered more effectively and efficiently to meet student learning needs. A scenario example on the use of E-Learning technologies and user interface are illustrated. The implications of the learning strategy adopted at OUHK will also be discussed.

Keywords

blended learning learning preference Open Learning Environment (OLE) proactive planning asynchronous and synchronous online learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jason K. Y. Chan
    • 1
  • Ken C. K. Law
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCity University of Hong KongHong Kong 

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