By: Leslie Simonfalvi, Director of ILS Group - Intl. Teacher Training & Development College, Budapest - Hungary
The number of articles and research papers on Blended Learning has been steadily growing over the past ten years or so. The literature on the topic is becoming so rich that it is almost impossible to follow, and it is definitely more than enough for the readers to break into different parties and fight.
Because of this, I have decided to approach the topic from the point of view of the practising teacher. My imagined target reader is either the teacher who questions the importance of classroom and group experiences, thinking that the machine is the answer to all the (educational) world’s problems, or the teacher who has never tried to include machines in the teaching – learning – evaluation process, thinking that the machine is the root of all (educational) evil.
As a matter of course, and all else in between. My sole aim with this paper is to show both the gadgetophile and the gadgetophobe teachers that there are special advantages, as well as special responsibilities, in combining experiential learning and e- learning, thus finding the golden mid-path.
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