The question of whether blended learning is effective concerns training professionals as much as those who wonder if blended scotch is good. As with scotch, the answer depends on the balance. So, what is blended learning, what do we blend, in what proportions, and why has it been drawing so much attention in the past 10 years?
What Is Blended Learning?
Blended learning is a learning approach that combines instructor-led brick-and-mortar classroom training and online learning activities.
Unlike full-fledged eLearning, the online portion of the 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 it in class. Read more.