The role of the teacher changes when blended learning is implemented and, as a result, educators will require guidance and training to properly execute their new responsibilities in a self-paced, blended-learning environment, asserts Peter West, director of eLearning at Saint Stephen's College in Australia. West in this commentary advocates for training that is both practical and theoretical and is practiced in a classroom setting. "Support should be ongoing to ensure that the benefits of this style of learning are experienced by all," he adds.

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