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IBSU’s Blended Learning Workshop: Empowering Educators and Students

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IBSU’s Blended Learning Workshop: Empowering Educators and Students

From June 19-21, IBSU hosted a workshop titled “Academic Strengthening Project: Implementation of Blended Learning Pedagogy.” This event held daily from 9 am to 3 pm, brought together faculty and staff for an engaging experience aimed at improving academic practices through blended learning techniques.

What’s more, blended learning combines traditional in-person teaching with online educational resources and activities.

Dr. John Haw, Dr. Sharen Nisbet, Dr. Nikola Kalamir, and Mr. Michael Robbins led sessions to provide a comprehensive understanding of blended learning and its implementation.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Introduction to Blended Learning

Participants explored foundational concepts and the benefits of integrating blended learning into the academic curriculum.

  • Implementation Strategies

Facilitators shared practical methods and tools for incorporating blended learning into existing teaching frameworks seamlessly.

  • Technological Tools

Attendees were introduced to a range of digital platforms and resources to enhance the blended learning experience.

  • Best Practices

Through case studies and real-world examples, the workshop showcased successful blended learning implementations.

  • Interactive Sessions

Participants engaged in hands-on activities and group discussions to apply blended learning strategies practically.

The workshop drew attention to IBSU’s commitment to effective education and preparing students for a digitally driven world.

“Docendo discimus”

It’s Latin for “by teaching, we learn”.

Needless to say, this workshop was all about that, which accentuates further the core philosophy of learning through teaching and embracing blended learning methodologies.

Conclusion

The workshop on “Academic Strengthening Project: Implementation of Blended Learning Pedagogy” at IBSU stressed the shifting potential of blended learning in a setting that’s conducive to interactive learning and development.

Participants were introduced to advanced practical insights and tools to inflate teaching effectiveness, and student engagement, and prepare for future educational trends in a digitally evolving landscape.

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Images by: Lawrence Frank

Written and edited by: Akilino Powesiu

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