Education and Information Technologies

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 165–174 | Cite as

Teaching for blended learning––Research perspectives from on-campus and distance students

  • Elizabeth Stacey
  • Philippa Gerbic


The concept of blended learning has begun to change the nature of all teaching and learning in higher education. Information and communication technologies have impacted by providing a means of access to digital resources and interactive communication for all courses and the blending of pedagogy and technology has produced a range of approaches to teaching and learning. This paper discusses the research literature and the writers’ research, defining what they have concluded are teaching practices that use the concept of blended learning effectively. In investigating how ICT can add variation for student learning, they analyze this from two dominant modes of pedagogy, learning environment and pedagogy through both on-campus and distance education. In both modes, students acknowledged the power and effectiveness of blended learning.


Blended learning Distance education On-campus education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationDeakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia
  2. 2.Auckland University of TechnologyAucklandNew Zealand

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