About BOL

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Definition of Blended Online Learning (BOL)

According to Power (see his article ), Blended Online Learning consists of combining synchronous and asynchronous-modes. The courses are completely online with live online events added to e-learning environments in the form of course & learning management systems (CMS & LMS), groups, and social networks.


  • The BOL4ALL workshop will use WiZiQ for the synchronous and Moodle & WikiEducator for the asynchronous learning environments. Power, M. (2008a). Responsible outreach in higher education: the Blended Online Learning Environment. American Educational Research Association, Instructional Design SIG, New York, USA, 24-28 March.
  • Power, M. (2008b). A dual-mode university instructional design model for academic development. International Journal for Academic Development, 13:1, 5 – 16. DOI: 10.1080/13601440701860185. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13601440701860185
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