Share Paper: Exploratory Study: Designing a Blended Learning Model in the Support of Research and Writing Skills of Undergraduate Students

  1. Asako Yoshida, University of Manitoba, Canada
Tuesday, October 9 10:20-10:40 AM Salon 3

Abstract: This paper reports preliminary results from an explorative study of a blended learning model designed as an alternative, more embedded support for undergraduate students in a highly multidisciplinary faculty at the University of Manitoba, Canada. A librarian and a writing instructor explored the potential of blended learning to create more student-centered environments for students to complete the writing assignments in the context of two primarily lecture-based, traditional undergraduate writing-intensive courses. The rational for a blended learning model for the support of the research writing skills of undergraduate students and the model developed in the study will be discussed. Additionally, two ...