The general benefits of using WhatsApp instant messaging in blended mode teaching are:
- WhatsApp is a free application that is easy to use (also most students would have it already)
- Groups connected to WhatsApp instant messaging can share learning objects easily through comments, texting and messaging.
- Discussions are related to the course content and online students can benefit as well.
- WhatsApp provides students with the ability to create a harmonious discussion even at a distance, moderated by the lecturer.
- Information and knowledge are easily constructed and shared through WhatsApp instant messaging.