Blended learning is a unique way of education that combines online educational materials, and interactions through online along with the traditional place-based classroom methods. It is also known as Hybrid learning.
In the blended learning method, the learners take advantage of both online and offline resources. This helps engage all types of learners, such as both those who learn better in a traditional classroom environment and those who work best with computer-based learning.
In simple, this is an educational strategy which together combines conventional (traditional) education with online learning. Conventional education includes the aspects of conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. Whereas the online education aspects include webinars, online quizzes, online assessments, videos, YouTube channels, blog posts, surveys, e-books, Tutorials, etc.
Blended learning can promote students with deeper learning, reduce stress, and increase student satisfaction. The teachers can become more engaged with their students in this concept. Blended learning provides an increased opportunity for students to connect with their professors and teachers in person.
Blended learning programs provide a safer learning environment, increase student engagement, and help to efficiently use time. Due to its easy access and usage, the learners can learn at their own pace and acquires the necessary knowledge and skills. This in return fits their learning styles in the best way.