Lim Tick MengDirector
Open University of Malaysia
- Ensuring staff have the right skill sets to utilise technology and understand the pedagogy that supports it
- Using the a a affordances of technology to change staff mind-sets and create higher adaption and adoption rates
- Allowing for individual teaching styles to achieve buy-in of academics
- Fostering an understanding of student and academic expectations from technology use and challenges in today’s continuously evolving online learning environments
09:20 Selecting the appropriate technology and levels of innovation in a new era of multi-platform blended learning environments to improve learning outcomes
Understanding the successes and pitfalls in the choice and use of technology for improving student outcomes is challenging in a new era of multi- platform blended learning environments. Selecting the appropriate blend of technology and protecting such innovations while collaborating in teaching and learning with new approaches such as flipped classrooms, learning analytics, mobile learning and Massive Open and Online Courses (MOOCs) are discussed. Examine new research and development of the use of applications for improving open, online and flexible learning environments to see what works, where, why and how, particularly for students and faculties that use media and technology, including Open Educational Resources (OER).