The question of whether blended learning is effective concerns training professionals as much as other people wonder if blended scotch is good. Just like with scotch, the answer depends on the balance. So what is blended learning, what do we actually blend, and why has it been drawing so much attention in the past 10 years?
What is Blended Learning
Blended learning is an approach to learning that combines brick-and-mortar instructor-led training and online learning activities. Unlike full-fledged eLearning, the online part of training doesn’t replace face-to-face training with a teacher; teachers incorporate technology to enhance the learning experience and broaden understanding of certain topics. For example, they can share a link to a video and offer students to watch it at home, email their review to a teacher, and then discuss in class.
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