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Wednesday, June 22 • 14:45 - 15:35
CON03.02 - What Value does a university add to learning in the age of MOOCs? (Sponsored by Nelson Education)

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The breathtaking rise, decline and reprise of Massive Open Online Courses has provided many lessons on the use of technology-enabled learning. On its own, learning technology is not a panacea. Rather, courses must thoughtfully integrate technology with quality face-to-face instruction time to create a blended learning model that provides students with the knowledge, skills and motivation to meet academic goals. We will discuss how blending learning technology with teaching raises the stakes for both instructors and students.


Joe Kim

Joe Kim is an Associate Professor in Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University and is actively involved in the scholarship of teaching and learning. He coordinates the innovative McMaster Introductory Psychology program which combines traditional lectures with... Read More →

Wednesday June 22, 2016 14:45 - 15:35 EDT