Blended learning combines in-person teaching and interaction with supplemental online educational elements. An increasingly popular style of teaching, blended learning allows teachers and students to interact both face-to-face and in an online setting, utilizing education-based software and technology to ultimately improve student outcomes. It is especially popular in undergraduate courses.
Blended learning refers to the merging of in-class teaching with internet-based instruction and interaction. Blended learning is beneficial to both student and educator, with research showing improvements in student participation and engagement, student-teacher relationship building, flexibility in learning and overall improvement in the quality of learning.