11/16 – 11/22 : Module 14

Prototyping and the Innovation Process

Goals and Outcomes


After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • review key factors related to blended learning
  • learn more about the process of innovation
  • identify precess for the implementation of blended learning activities

Selected Readings


  • Chapters 10 and 11 from:
    Horn, M. B., & Staker, H. (2014). Blended: Using disruptive innovation to improve schools. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.


  • None

“To Do” List


Assumptions Checklist

Horn and Staker (2014, p.269) state that in order to ensure the success of high-quality of blended learning, some assumptions need to be true. Please list top 6 assumptions for successful implementation of blended learning in your school or workplace. Your assumptions should be tied closely with your school environment, grade level, subject area, physical space, and availability of hardware/software.

Make your initial posts before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on Day 5 of this module. After making your initial postings, review at least two of your classmates’ postings and reply to their threads.Complete your replies before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on the next Monday.

Discussion postings should always be thoughtful and courteous and include some references or direct evidence from the module’s content, readings, or assignments to support your statements. In order to ensure that postings are appropriate in length and substance, please limit your initial postings to 100 – 200 words and each of your responses to 25 – 50 words.


Project, Part 5: Require Learner Participation

Please read the Project: Blended Learning Activity page for details about this assignment. 

Due Dates

To guide you through the whole process, six parts aligned with the ASSURE model are created. The due date for each part is listed below.

  • Project, Part 5: Require Learner Participation (Due on the 1st day of Module 15)
  • Project, Part 6: Evaluate and Revise (Due on the 1st Monday after Module 15)
    You can view the exact due dates on the Course Schedule page.