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Technology Enhanced Learning

Technology-enhanced courses at Concordia refer to face-to-face courses that are supported by any number of technologies in or out of the classroom in order to enhance or facilitate the learning experience. 

What are the benefits of using technology to enhance your face-to-face class?

Technology can play a key role in helping instructors facilitate learning and in students reaching course objectives. Research (Schmidt et al., 2014 & Tamim et al., 2011) shows that technology can have a positive impact on teaching and learning.  The benefits include:



Choosing a Technology


Means, B., Toyama, Y., Murphy R. F. & Baki, M. (2013). The Effectiveness of Online and Blended Learning: A Meta-Analysis of the Empirical Literature. Teachers College Record, 115(3), 1-47.

Schmid, R.F., Bernard, R.M., Borokhovski, E., Tamim, R. M., Abrami, P.C., Surkes, M.A., Wade, C.A., Woods, J. (2014). The effects of technology use in postsecondary education: A meta-analysis of classroom applications. Computers & Education, 72, 271- 291.

Tamim, R. M., Bernard, R. M., Borokhovski, E., Abrami, P. C., & Schmid, R. F. (2011). What forty years of research says about the impact of technology on learning: A second-order meta-analysis and validation study. Review of Educational Research. 81(3), 4-28.

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