The Application of Blended Learning in Higher Education from Teacher's Perspective

Document Type : Original Article


1 Corresponding Author. Assistant Professor of Educational Sciences. Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology , Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Education Sciences and Psychology. Azad University, Yadegare Imam Khomeini (RAH), Tehran, Iran

4 Assistant Professor of Educational Sciences. Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran


The main purpose of the present study is to examine the important aspects of blended learning as factors influencing the application, challenges, and perspectives of the educator as one of the most important actors in the teaching and learning process. The present study is a review article. Search engines and reputable databases such as Noormags, Magiran, Science Direct, Google Scholar, books, and articles have been used to gather information. The findings indicate that different internal and external factors influence the use of blended learning from the perspective of educators, and in this regard several issues such as the appropriate combination of traditional and face-to-face learning factors, changing the role of educators, supporting institution and management, psychological challenges such as confidence and anxiety about technology and control over the teaching process are major challenges in its application. A review of the literature on the perspectives of blended learning also suggests that the use of blended learning at different educational institutions will be further expanded in the coming years, education actors will be more satisfied with it, and more focused on the professional development of educators.


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