Badrul H. Khan, Ph.D.
- Recipient, 2015 USDLA Hall of Fame Award
- Host, Khan’s Digital World TV Show
Badrul H. Khan, Ph.D. is a world-renowned speaker, author, educator and consultant in the field of e-learning and educational technology. Professor Khan has the credit of first coining the phrase Web based instruction and popularizing the concept through his 1997 best-selling Web-Based Instruction book which paved the way for the new field of e-learning. Known as the founder of modern e-learning, Dr. Khan has been honored with many awards and worldwide acclamation throughout his career. In recognition of his unique contribution to the field of e-learning coupled with his services to worldwide e-learning communities, Egyptian E-Learning University Council on August 13, 2012 appointed Dr. Badrul Khan as an honorary distinguished professor of e-learning. Professor Khan is a United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee. He is recognized as one of the Leaders in Open and Distance Education in North America. He is Founder of GyanBahan, the Knowledge Carrier – a practical application of competency-based lifelong e-learning
He served as the founding Director of the Educational Technology Leadership (ETL) graduate cohort program at The George Washington University. He also served as the founding Director of the Educational Technology (ET) graduate program at the University of Texas, Brownsville. He served as an Instructional Developer and Evaluation Specialist in the School of Medicine at Indiana University, Indianapolis. He received a B.A. in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Through his teaching and publishing, Professor Khan has been instrumental in creating a coherent framework for Web-based instruction, training, and learning. In his first book, Web-Based Instruction, he took a leadership role in defining the critical dimensions of this new field of inquiry and practice at all levels of education. Reflecting its enormous acceptance worldwide, Web-Based Instruction has become a bestseller and has been adopted by over 350 colleges and universities worldwide. His second book Web-Based Training is a landmark book that covers all aspects of Internet’s World Wide Web for training at all levels.
Effective Blended Learning Programs in Bangladesh
The term ‘remote learning’ became very common during the COVID-19 pandemic as remote work and remote learning became common practices across the globe. Education and training programs have shifted to self-paced eLearning and virtual classrooms. Post COVID-19, even when learning returns to the physical classroom, the trend toward blended learning will continue. In this presentation, we explore how e-learning has evolved toward blended learning and how we can use modern technologies like artificial intelligence and learning models such as microlearning and spaced learning to improve blended learning in Bangladesh.