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Online Course

Blended Learning Essentials: Developing Digital Skills

University of Leeds and UCL Institute of Education via FutureLearn


Why join the course?

Almost every job now involves a range of digital skills, yet employers report a shortage in skilled new starters. This course will enable you, as a teacher or trainer to develop your learners’ digital skills for successful employment and progress in the modern workplace. Through real-life case studies, resources and practical support you’ll be able to help your learners manage their online identity and digital information required for their work. We’ll show you how to assist learners to create digital content and provide you with tools for communicating effectively and working collaboratively.

This course is open to everyone but particularly aimed at those working in the Vocational Education and Training sector, including: further education, skills training, vocational education, workplace learning and lifelong learning or adult education.

Time commitment

The course is designed to be completed in around 4 hours per week. All activities have recommended times and there are plenty of resources and activities for you to explore further if you’d like to do more on a particular topic. You can join at any time during the course and you will continue to have access for 4 weeks after you sign up.

Taught by

Neil Morris

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    Eduardo Mórlan

    Eduardo Mórlan completed this course, spending 6 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Undoubtedly, Blended Learning is a magnificent concept for education making the student more responsible and focused on results and the use of technology. I have taken 2 previous courses and each one complements the other and bring us to a new and more advanced level.

    This one happened to be quite demanding, but it was a pleasure to complete what was asked to fulfill.

    For those interested in updated and more recent education, the series is A MUST and a good way to remain in the spearhead, state-of-art idea of how to educate people and making them responsible for their own academic progress.
  • Michael S. Arguelles

    Michael S. Arguelles completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    Blended learning enlighten me with the different skills needed by the teachers to prepare their students in facing the technological era. This online course offer so much information a learner could have. It allows you to interact with other takers which in one way you acquire other information from them. Overall, this course bring you to the technological skills that will help you and your learners in the digital era.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    I really enjoyed this course and feel that it has benefited me a lot. I am looking forward to completing the other three courses on this micro-credential.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    I benefited a lot and looking forward T o apply for other courses.
    The content is rich and well-organised, smooth move from grade to another. Keep it up.

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