Office for Digital Learning

The Office for Digital Learning - Hybrid Learning Model

The Hybrid Learning model, developed by Ulster University as part of a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning project in 2007, is designed to capture, describe, reflect on and plan good practice in teaching and learning.

The model combines the 8 Learning Events Model developed by LabSET, University of Li├Ęge, Belgium with Sue Bennett's teaching and learning verbs (University of Wollongong).

The model proposes eight interactional concepts (learning events) which encapsulate learning and teaching: receives, debates, experiments, creates, explores, practices, imitates and meta-learns. These events can then be explored further in terms of the teacher and learner, using associated verbs. The model is supported by flash cards visually depicting each of the eight learning events (8LEM). Further information about the HLM is available here.

HLM Cards Pack of 10 cards to download, print and reuse
HLM Poster Poster explaining the HLM. Displayed in poster exhibitions at relevant conferences.
HLM Grid HLM Mapping Grid to record the HLM outputs.
HLM Community A community of practice for Ning Users (No longer actively monitored)
Slideshow Flash animation showing cards in use