Implementing a blended learning environment
Updated: May 30, 2020
In order to implement blended learning it is important for teachers to understand which elements of the content they want to teach, and whether it is most beneficial face to face lessons or online learning resources, or a combination of both . Additionally, teachers would have to understand the differences that learners have and to understand the tools or pedagogy that they would use in order to support them.
It is undeniable that blended learning possesses various advantages for the learning process, it can provide unique and personalized learning experiences. Nevertheless, it requires the development of the adequate skills and knowledge for teachers to incorporate and maintain the correct balance between face to face lessons and online learning environments. Also it will be necessary to prepare the students for the transition to gradually gain the adequate skills to be able to work independently and in collaborative learning environments.