Stellenbosch University Engineering Faculty Blended Learning Project: Success Factors for Afaculty-Wide Initiative Aligned With Institutional Strategy
This paper reflects on the SU Engineering Faculty Blended Learning project (BL Project) as an example of a successful faculty-wide initiative,against the backdrop of this bigger institutional ICT in Learning Strategy, to positively impact learning and teaching in an engineering faculty. The paper briefly outlines the institutional ICT in Learning Project and then focuses on the BL Project in the Engineering faculty, including the rationale, the teaching philosophy, a project overview containing the key enablers, how the project is managed and assessed and preliminary impact assessments. The paper concludes with a reflection on the impact of the project and the possible way forward.
Index Terms - Blended learning, impact assessment, learning and teaching