This is an introductory course set-up to help practitioners develop a site plan for offering distance or blended learning to the adult learners.  It is also a prerequisite for IDEAL 102: Instructional Issues or IDEAL Program Administration.

This mini course introduces participants to essential and foundational information about blended learning. It includes key definitions, strategies, examples, and reflective activities primarily presented in multimedia format. The goal of the course is for teachers to have a basic understanding of the different forms of blended learning and how they might integrate them into their coursework.
Welcome to the Introduction to Mobile Learning course. This multi-media mini course introduces participants to the basics of integrating mobile devices into their classroom, distance, or blended instruction. It includes key definitions, suggested strategies, examples, and reflective activities to help teachers incorporate what they have learned into their practice. The goal of the course is for teachers to have a basic understanding of the different ways adult learners and their teachers can use flip-phones, smartphones and tablets to enhance learning both in and out of the classroom.

This mini course introduces participants to essential information about Open Educational Resources (OERs). It includes key definitions, examples and reflective activities presented primarily in multimedia format. The goal of the course is for teachers to have a basic understanding of the benefits of using OERs, know where to find them, and how to evaluate their effectiveness.