This webinar describes blended learning in literacy and
AlphaPlus supports literacy workers to use blended learning
approaches through our technology coaching services, face-to-face and online
training, and tech support. This position paper describes our understanding of
blended learning, its benefits and how adult basic education programs can be
(re)conceptualized using a blended learning approach to best support learner
The full report is available in American Sign Language:
Blended learning is an approach where educators leverage
technology and digital access for learners to create, communicate, collaborate
and apply critical thinking skills to construct knowledge in our connected
world. The Four Cs — collaborative, communicative, creative and critical — are
concepts that help educators make decisions about the ways they blend online
and offline activities and integrate technology to support literacy, language
and numeracy development.
This infographic provides an overview of the four Cs of blended learning.
A curated collection of shareable, free and high-quality learning materials that adult literacy educators can use to enhance their personal and program collections. We looked for materials that could be copied, printed or posted in online and offline environments. This means you can add materials to a website, or a learning management platform, attach them to an email or share them with learners in Google Drive. They can also be printed. In addition, some materials are templates or permit adaptations, allowing you to build and modify materials for your own use. Copyright information and Creative Commons licensing details are included for all materials.
The collection is divided into five sections for learners working at OALCF Levels 1 and 2:
Download a PDF version below or click here to open the collection in your Google Drive.
This resource combines a self-assessment and checklists with
recommendations for setting up blended learning in your LBS program in
partnership with Ontario’s e-Channel providers. It covers a variety of
subjects, including assessing learner readiness, technology, other equipment
needed, required skills, strategies for learner support, ideas to increase learner
commitment and more.
This curriculum outline provides a checklist of learner
proficiencies, technology needs, and practitioner proficiencies that should be
in place prior to LBS learners accessing e-Channel courses through a blended
The curriculum outline is divided into four sections:
This helpful article overviews ten key factors in
successfully implementing and delivering blended learning. It shares trends,
tips, effective practices and links to additional tools and resources.
This comprehensive guide is for educators who provide adult
basic skills training and who are hoping to initiate or improve blended
learning for their students.
Topics covered in this practical and informative guide
The Blended Learning Universe is a comprehensive online hub
packed with blended-learning resources for educators.
This informative website includes information and resources
This article overviews the importance of blended learning in
teaching and engaging students in meaningful ways. The following topics are