Innovation and Optimization of the Blended Teaching Paradigm of the Open University: Based on the Perspective of Experiential Learning Theory

Qunfang LI

Abstract


The scientific and advanced nature of the teaching paradigm of the Open University not only directly represents the overall appearance and actual level of teaching, but also essentially determines the quality of talent training in the university. Innovating and optimizing the blended teaching paradigm is an important way to improve the quality of university teaching, and it is an inevitable way for the Open University to complete the mission of high-quality development of lifelong education. This paper starts with the current situation and problems of the blended teaching paradigm of the Open University, and re-examines, innovates and optimizes the original blended teaching paradigm. With the goal of effectively improving the teaching quality of the Open University, and guided by the latest progress in teaching theory, it analyzes the basic logic and practical paths of the construction of the Open University’s blended teaching paradigm based on experiential learning theory.


Keywords


The blended teaching paradigm; Experiential learning theory; Innovation; Optimization

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/12444

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