Understanding Sense-making for Quality Blended-Learning Design and Delivery

Lecturer iconBi Xiaofang (Dr)
Course Duration: 3 hours
Singaporean/PR
AEN Member
Total Course Fee
S$16.05
Non-AEN Member
Total Course Fee
S$48.15
Others
Total Course Fee
S$160.50

*The fee is inclusive of prevailing GST and subject to changes.

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Course Dates

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08 Nov 2022 - 08 Nov 2022
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This is a fully online session conducted via ZOOM. Participants can participate in the session from any venue of their convenience with a laptop that is compatible with ZOOM. More details on participating in the session will be send to the confirmed registrants.

What Is The Session About?

This session provides a refreshed perspective to relook at the design and delivery of blended learning with substantiated research findings drawing on learners’ sense-making experience. Learners’ sense-making, a critical process in blended learning, plays an important role in promoting practitioners to rethink and reflect on the design and delivery of blended learning. Practitioners are expected to apply the knowledge and skills delivered in this session to their practices.

What Does The Session Cover?

By the end of the workshop, learners will be able to:

Understand sense-making features and process
Identify different kinds of quality of sense-making
Realise the importance of sense-making in the design and delivery of blended learning
Apply sense-making features to improve the design and delivery of blended learning

Who Is It Suitable For?

  • Adult Education: Individuals involved in learning design, curriculum development, learning facilitation, assessment of learning competence, learning technology integration and providing consultancy and advisory services to drive business performance
  • Learning Management: Individuals involved in management and support of learning programmes, systems and technology management and implementation, quality assurance of learning programmes and driving business development
  • Business Management in TAE: Individuals involved in marketing, stakeholder engagement, business process improvement and data-driven decision making

Course Funding and Policies

Payment

Please proceed to make payment via eNets/credit card (VISA or MasterCard) at the end of the registration process. Kindly note that the system will automatically cancel the registration if full payment has not been successfully processed by 11.59pm (Singapore Time) on the same day of the registration. You will have to reapply for the course, subject to availability of vacancy at the point of your re-registration.


Additional Funding Available, If Applicable

Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset the selected programmes' fees for self-sponsored registrations only.


Please note the submission period for your SFC claim via MySkillsFuture needs to be within 60 days before the course start date (date inclusive). If your course start date is more than 60 days from the date of SFC application, the SSG-SFC portal would reject your application. In this case, you would need to pay the full course fees at the end of your course application.


Rescheduling

Request for rescheduling must be submitted to IAL 2 weeks before the commencement of programme. Reschedule requests that come mid-way through training has to be supported by valid reasons; substantiated by references as evidence; such as a doctor's note; or a hospitalization chit.


Please submit your request to reschedule your course at here. A non-refundable administrative fee of S$53.50 (with GST) applies for the request and the next available slot will be offered


Withdrawal

Request for withdrawal from a programme is subjected to review by IAL and the decision is final. IAL reserves the right to request for supporting document(s). A non-refundable administration fee of S$53.50 (inclusive of GST) is applicable for withdrawal request. If the withdrawal notice is given less than 2 weeks before the programme start date, the paid fees will not be refunded.


Corporate Run

For dedicated corporate runs with a contract signed with IAL, billing and payment will follow the terms of the signed contract. Otherwise, payment would be expected upon registration.

About The Speaker

Bi Xiaofang (Dr)

Bi Xiaofang (Dr)

Senior Researcher | Institute for Adult Learning | SUSS

Bi Xiaofang (Dr) holds a PhD from National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. She has years of experience in conducting both qualitative and quantitative educational research.

 

Prior to joining IAL, she was involved in a number of research projects in NIE specializing on classroom interaction, pedagogy and professional development. Her main research interests cover pedagogy, professional development, adult education, skills development and workplace learning. Xiaofang’s most recent research includes CET learners’ sense-making to inform pedagogical innovations in blended learning and critical core skills usage and development in Singapore Workforce from different occupations. 

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