### Blended Learning Opportunities and Challenges in Mathematics Education: Perspective in Higher Education

**Authors**: Ekemini T. Akpan

### Abstract:

*Blended
learning (face-to-face plus online learning) is now part of the learning
landscape in Higher Education, not just for campus-based courses but also for
courses designed for students studying at a distance (Distance Education). This
paper focuses on exploring blended learning as an approach to the teaching and
learning of mathematics in Higher Education. Its provide insight and
understanding of current and future trends regarding how conventional
face-to-face instruction in mathematics is influenced by
web-based/computer-supported learning. Practical pedagogical issues related to
mathematics and blended learning in Higher Education are also discussed. The
researcher recommends that higher institutions could utilize blended learning
environment such as WebCT in the teaching and learning of mathematics in Higher
Education.*

*KEYWORDS*

*Blended
learning environment, Higher education, Mathematics, WebCT.*

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