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Welingkar's Distance Learning Program Introduces Hybrid Learning

PR Newswire | 04 Oct, 2013
MUMBAI: Mention the word hybrid and the first thing that's liable to come to most people's minds is a vehicle that runs on a combination of gas and electricity. However, for those in higher education, the word hybrid brings to mind something entirely different - the concept of hybrid instruction.

What then is this new concept entitled: Hybrid Learning?

"Hybrid" or "Blended" are names commonly used to describe courses in which some traditional face-to-face "seat time" has been replaced by online learning activities. The purpose of a hybrid course is to take advantage of the best features of both face-to-face and online learning. A hybrid course is designed to integrate face-to-face and online activities so that they reinforce, complement and elaborate one another, instead of treating the online component as an add-on or duplicate of what is taught in the classroom.

Hybrid instruction methodology, the can best be defined as "a combination of online and traditional classroom instruction" and is the latest trend in higher education.

To make the process of learning more engaging and interactive and in keeping with the international educational trends, Welingkar's continuously endeavors to add value to the program, leveraging on its unique hybrid structure.

The Welingkar "hybrid" model comprises of various educational modes and formats of teaching and learning. As a part of the Distance Education Program, students are provided study material in different online and offline formats to suit their preferences. The power of social media is optimally utilized to spread the motto of 'Continuous Learning'.

Students have access to WE TUBE, the online video library, WeLectures to conveniently access lectures. They can browse through motivational videos of topnotch business professionals featured in WeLounge and participate in Experiential Learning Programs that include trekking modules to the Himalayas which test and train perseverance, decision-making and problem solving. NewsWire feeds furnish updates on areas of specialization. Information on corporate requirements through Placement Support lends a helping hand for placement opportunities. A comprehensively structured program to provide effective knowledge in the managerial domain!

Team work, problem solving, communication, presentation skills, decision making, leadership and other traits crucial in the management arena are honed through workshops, seminars and webinars.

And above all, weSchool courses are tailored to help students understand the basic principles and practices of management and opt for specialization in a subject of their choice.

Prof. Uday Salunke, Head - Welingkar's PGDM Program, says: "WeSchool is continuously improvising to impart dynamic education to students preparing them to face today's highly competitive world with confidence."

Student Anupam Banerjee is more than satisfied with the outcome of his DLP study. He says: "Welingkar's Distance learning program with their hybrid features, wonderful faculties, and workshop, enhance leadership skills and other skills, which in turn helps you excel in overall management learning."

Enroll for a WeSchool management program and become a successful Manager. Welingkar's Online PGDM Program also conducts innovative workshops on relevant management topics that are an asset to students seeking a brilliant future.

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About Welingkar's Distance Learning Program

Welingkar's Distance Learning Management Programs, accredited by Distance Education Council (DEC), a body of the Central Govt. of India, offers a 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).

The course is structured by professionals and industry experts as per the market and industry demands and the curriculum is delivered through various effective online and offline teaching methodologies.

This program aims to help students enhance their domain knowledge and gain expertise with in-depth theoretical learning.

Primary Media Contact: Prof. Rajesh Aparnath,, 91-9819481703

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