Flexible learning is grounded in evidence-based, technology-enabled teaching methods that benefit student learning and engagement. This section highlights scholarly research focusing on educational innovation at the post-secondary level.
So which instructional mode is best?
Simon Bates, Academic Director of CTLT, argues that “despite careful research and analysis, and in some cases meta-analyses of large quantities of published work, findings are far from definitive. The apparently simple question of ‘Which is better: face-to-face, blended or online?’ turns out to be much more complex than you might think, and is possibly not even the right question to be asking.”