Blended learning takes several different learning methods and uses them all in one coherent strategy. Historically for many organizations, this included online methods of learning in combination with face-to-face teaching for an integrated learning experience. Blended learning remains an important strategy for learning and development, but looks different now that in-person, instructor-led training (ILT) has dramatically been reduced due to the pandemic.
Blended learning helps to address the learning needs and styles of all learners by making learning accessible in a number of different ways. In addition to classroom sessions led by instructors, blended learning offers other ways to experience learning, some at the users’ own pace. Different learning methods are more useful for teaching different concepts, and blended learning helps learners engage with the material in several different ways, which can increase retention and understanding.
To promote learner engagement, support all learning styles, and work towards all learning objectives, blended learning includes a number of different methods, including:
A blended learning experience is a truly custom learning experience, using all of the tools and techniques that can help best support your business’s specific goals and the learning needs of your employees.
Our team has decades of experience in helping businesses transition through effective custom learning solutions. Whether you’re looking for more information about how to convert your instructor-led training to a virtual instructor-led format, or you want to discover the right blend of elements for your learning and development strategy, get in touch today.