Blended learning is a new modern way of learning which combines traditional classroom study with the flexibility of online learning. So, here are our top 5 reasons on why blended learning could be the way forward for you:
1. You save time
Instead of losing time commuting to lectures five times a week, you only have to be in a physical classroom two or three times a week – the rest of your work is completed flexibly through online learning, so you can study at home or on-the-go and complete a degree without taking time off work!
2. You save money
With university fees going through the roof, blended learning is a great way to save money. A blended learning degree could cost you up to 1/3rd less. You’d still be eligible for a student loan; however with low fees and a full or part-time job, you could graduate debt free!
With blended learning, your time in the classroom becomes a more active, engaging and interesting because there is less pressure to cover all the content. Instead, the online space can be used to deliver the theory, lecture and required reading. This allows more flexibility as you can spend more time working on and discussing productive tasks related to the subject matter.
4. You keep up-to-date with latest industry news
As most of the study materials are available online, tutors can quickly update and tweak materials to reflect any changes in industry trends –so you can be confident that your degree is fit for the modern workplace!
5. You increase 121 interactions
Lecturers can use online tools to engage in conversations with students they may not normally have. So if you’re shy or anxious about speaking in class, online discussion forums provide easy access to the lecturer and fellow students in real time. You can also post questions and get answers outside the confines of a normal university day – now, that’s a massive bonus!
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