The 4-day conference had the presence of academics from about 20 Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Prof Yusuf M. O. (Director COMSIT Unilorin), presided over the opening ceremony and technical sessions while the former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof Peter Okebukola (OFR) delivered a well-articulated keynote address. Three practically oriented workshops were held and participants included Staff and Postgraduate students of Universities and Colleges of Educations that came in from different places across Nigeria. The conference addressed every issue that relates with integrating technology into instruction using blended learning approaches and strategies. Subthemes considered during the conference include: Blended Learning Approaches and Strategies; Contemporary issues in Blended learning; Theories/philosophies of Blended Learning; Use of Web-based platforms and Mobile Technologies in Blended Learning; Open Education Resources (OER) in Blended Learning and; Assessment in Blended learning.

Published: 2019-05-19