Blended Learning and e-Learning, Explained
How technology is used in and outside the classroom to improve access to education
The widespread use of the internet and the revolution in information and communication technology (ICT) have led to new methods in teaching and learning, such as blended learning and e-learning.
Research estimates that 200 million people will use online learning in 2018, compared to 60 million in 2013. Benefits seem strongest when online learning is coupled with (not replacing) face-to-face learning, with blended learning perceived to be more effective than face-to-face learning for problem solving skills (20%) and for recalling facts (13%).
Education, Information and communication technology
Last updated: April 2017
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