Share Paper: A Blended Ballet

  1. Shari McCurdy Smith, University of Illinois at Springfield, United States
Wednesday, March 9 2:45 PM-3:45 PM Bellmeade

Abstract: Advances in technology can offer new delivery options for traditional, online, or hybrid classroom instruction. Alas, with the wonderful new options comes a decision (or several decisions). This is the joy and challenge of blended instruction. We want to know how to take advantage of the various technologies for the greatest overall benefit of students. Enter the ballet. Participants in this session will see the similarities between blended course design and a ballet performance. The elements of movement, theme, and dance so important to ballet provide fertile ground for a conversation on research-based, blended design and focuses attention on the ...