Distance learning has become more popular recently, for the reason that it has some advantages. It gives some eases both students and teachers. One of the main problem in distance learning learner works on their own self without any interaction with an instructor or other learners, so in time of students motivation decreases. In the last decades it became clear that social interaction is an important ingredient in many learning situations, so distance learning needs to be reconstructed. We can say this situation is beginning of the concept of "blended learning". This term refers to a learning solution that incorporates a mix of distance and face-to-face elements. Blended learning is a way to support face face to learning with education technology. At its simplest, blended learning is the thoughtful integration of classroom face-to-face learning experiences with online learning experiences. Blended learning combines e-learning in its various forms with traditional types of training, teaching and learning. Blended learning presents lifelong active learning environments through increases student-student and student- teacher interactions in face to face and online education part. This study gives information about blended learning by the help of literature and explains applications basics of blended learning advantages, disadvantages and different from distance education.
Distance Learning, Blended Learning, Active Learning; Social Interaction