Blended Learning also known as “integrative learning”, “hybrid learning”, “multi-method learning” refers to a mixing of different learning environments. The online learning has substantial advantages over the classroom model:
- The course material is maintained online and is easily accessible for editing.
- Students can learn at their own pace and comfort level.
- Students can communicate with the teachers without interference of peer pressure
- They can do group activities and collaborate on group assignments.
- Flexibility of content delivery for teachers is very high.
Advantages of Blended Learning
- Customized course martial can be designed.
- Improvement in student interaction and learning.
- Keep student on track even when class is missed.
- Increase the student pace of learning.
- Improvement in the Learning.
Blended Learning model requires next generation tools that can help in designing the course material. It’s preferred to have a hosted mode of E-Learning as student can get access to the class even when class is missed. With blended learning styles, interests, and abilities of the student can be observed and corrective measures can be taken to improve the course material. Educators would be able to work with student closely and would be able to check his performance.