Can ‘Blended Learning’ Be Redeemed?

  title={Can ‘Blended Learning’ Be Redeemed?},
  author={Martin Oliver and Keith R. Trigwell},
  journal={E-Learning and Digital Media},
  pages={17 - 26}
Although the term ‘blended learning’ is widely used, this article argues against it. Two arguments are advanced. The first is primarily philosophical, although it has several pragmatic implications. It proposes that ‘blending’ either relies on the idea of dichotomies which are suspect within the context of learning with technology or else becomes ineffective as a discriminating concept and is thus without purpose. The implication of this is that the term ‘blended’ should either be abandoned or… Expand
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