Challenges and success factors in the pedagogy of blended learning
Materials and the Virtual Learning Environment
Content in creating blended learning courses
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About Pete Sharma:
Pete Sharma is a teacher trainer, consultant and ELT author. He works as a pre-sessional lecturer in EAP (English for Academic purposes) at Warwick University, UK. Pete worked for many years in business English as a teacher trainer and materials writer. He is a regular conference presenter at IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) and BESIG (Business English Special Interest Group) conferences and has given plenary talks and keynote speeches at conferences around the world.
Pete is the co-author of several books on technology including Blended Learning (2007) and 400 Ideas for Interactive Whiteboards (2011) in the Macmillan ‘Books for Teachers’ series. His latest e-books as co-author are on ‘apps' in business English (2013) and How to write for digital media (2014). His latest book is Best practices for Blended Learning (2018).
Pete has delivered a previous course for iTDi on Blended Learning. He was the Newsletter Editor of the IATEFL CALL (Computer-aided language learning) Review (2008-2009) and has a Masters in Educational Technology and ELT (English Language Teaching) from Manchester University. Pete’s website can be found at: www.petesharma.com.iTDi Advanced Skills Self Study courses allow you to access and enjoy the content of popular Advanced Skills live courses, at your own pace and at a time that is convenient for you.