Engaging Students in the Blended Learning Landscape

Learning and Teaching Forum:

The November, 2013 forum built upon the successful May forum by focusing on how blended learning strategies can be used to engage students and improve student learning.

Video resources

In these 10 videos, presenters from the November 2013 Learning and Teaching Forum on blended learning share their strategies for engaging students through communication and community building strategies, collaboration activities, authentic learning, flipping the classroom, reflective practice and using technology to enrich the student learning experience.

Click here to see all 10 videos or click 'PLAYLIST' in the video screen below

Student panel

The UNSW student panel discussion is facilitated by Assoc. Prof Richard Buckland and explores student perspectives on: The value of blended learning, the changing role of technology in learning and teaching, perceptions of the flipped classroom approach, PowerPoint and technology lecturers should avoid using with students. The students even provide insight into the most common reasons students skip lectures.

Click 'PLAYLIST' in the vidoe screen below to see all videos

Student video competition

In this entertaining 2 minute video, the winning video entry provides valuable insight into how students value learning online at UNSW.

Posters booklet

Booklet of posters from the forum.

Staff were invited to develop a visually appealing representation of their blended learning practice. The posters cover a spectrum of practice from 'flipped classroom' strategies to adaptive eLearning displays. Call for posters information here.

Booklet (32MB, PDF)


Agenda from the forum.

Forum agenda (PDF, 220 KB, 1 page)