Best Practice Models for e-Learning

Are you thinking about using technology to support learning and teaching? Do you want to get the best out of Blackboard to support your students? The Best Practice Models for e-Learning are designed to support practitioners when planning, designing and delivering learning using technology. 


Principles

The Best Practice Model embeds a number of pedagogic principles for learning that have been selected for e-Learning design:  

  • E-Learning is designed in timed chunks that emphasises time on task and expectations 
  • E-Learning is assessed using a range of types (self/peer/tutor) and options/choices 
  • E-Learning includes a variety of interactions between student/ tutors/ peers/ externals 
  • E-Learning is accessible, activity-led, collaborative and designed in phases that support, scaffolds and increases learner independence  


Best Practice Models for e-Learning

The models are all based on a set of principles above and include: