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What You Should Know About HyFlex Blended Learning

Editor’s Note: We’ve been reading recently about different forms of blended learning, and stumbled upon this idea of “HyFlex” blended learning, where students combine some of the freedom of MOOCs with the in-person resources of a traditional college campus. The result is “HyFlex” blended learning, and while it may not be the “answer,” it certainly …

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What You Need To Know About Self-Directed Learning

What It Is: The process of teaching one’s self, or “Self-directing” through the learning process Why Do It: Engagement, self-pacing, and free What You Need: Hardcopy, digital (e.g., learnist), accessibility, content control, location free (mobile learning) Tips & Tricks: Self-assessment, momentum, planning, variety, projects Problems & Challenges: Procrastination, laziness, misguidance, lack of motivation, time management Famous …

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What Is Proficiency-Based Grading?

What Is Proficiency-Based Grading? What Proficiency-Based Grading Means for Your Student by Logan Smith was originally published on gettingsmart.com  Ed note: According to competencyworks.org, proficiency-based grading is a system of grading that is “1) Connected to clearly defined learning objectives. 2) Separate academic achievement from behaviors, and, 3) Focused on learning progress.” The new Standards-Based grading system …

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