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What is Blended Learning?

For more information on cookies visit to change your settings. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue. <div>Browser does not support script. </div> What is Blended Learning? Blended Learning is an approach to learning and teaching which combines and aligns learning undertaken in face-to-face sessions with learning opportunities created online. New types of learning activities challenge our thinking as to how learning might be facilitated, creating new etiquettes of learning and teaching, and shifting the locus of control from the teacher to the learner.

Blended Learning Approach A Blended Learning approach is one, which in most cases, will enhance and extend the learning opportunities for our 21st Century learners. The rationale for supporting each of these perspectives on blended learning is that every learner is able to: References. Apple launches three-pronged education assault. High performance access to file storage As expected, Apple has announced a major foray into the education arena with the release of three new – and free – apps, one for reading interactive textbooks, another for creating said textbooks, and a third for accessing K-12, college, and university course materials in iTunes U.

Apple launches three-pronged education assault

More than the apps themselves, what Apple has tacitly announced is that it wants to put an iPad into the hands of every student on the planet, and – although the company didn't specifically announce this detail in its Thursday presentation in New York – to take its customary 30–per cent cut from textbooks sold in its iTunes Store. That said, any effort to lighten the backpacks of students overloaded with hefty textbooks, along with making it easier for textbooks to be updated as scientific progess and historical events warrant, should be given a fair shake. In Apple's brave new educational world, these students may soon swap their MacBooks for iPads Bootnote.

Splinter » a Liverpool-based branding, print and web design agency. Get a degree by 'blended learning' Melanie Liley has graduated with a degree in business studies after five years of juggling studies with a full-time job.

Get a degree by 'blended learning'

Photograph: Martin Godwin/The Guardian When Melanie Liley donned mortarboard and gown to graduate with a degree in business studies last week, it was the end of five years of juggling essays and revision with a full-time job in marketing. And, thanks to blended learning – one of the fastest-growing trends in education – Liley did it all without taking a day off work.

"Blended learning meant I could squeeze the degree into my spare time, and study whenever I wanted, but still receive personalised advice and help from tutors and other students," she explains. Blended learning describes courses that mix classroom-based education with distance learning, often via online features that allow students to receive tailored help from tutors, such as online forums, video conferencing and internet telephony technology such as Skype. UK Education - Products - Live@edu. Apps for Education. Blended learning.