Designing blended learning interventions for the 21st Century student

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Peer-Reviewed Research
  • SDG 4
  • Abstract:

    Abstract: The learning requirements of diverse groups of students in higher education challenges educators to design learning interventions that meet the need of 21st century students. A model was developed to assist lecturers, especially those that are new to the profession, to design meaningful learning interventions. The aim of the model is to encourage methodical development of learning interventions, while the purpose is to provide conceptual and communication tools that can be used to develop appropriate operational learning interventions. The main arguments of the model are to firstly determine the learning task requirements as these will inform the design and development of learning interventions to facilitate learning. Delivery of the content is based on a blended approach. Key words: instructional design; learning interventions; teaching strategies; learning strategies; blended learning.