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Motivating Learners - Can Blended Learning help? PROCEEDINGS

, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Many researchers have suggested that blended learning can play an important role in relation to improving the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of learning processes - both in the context of electronic learning and conventional study environments. This paper explores the underlying rationale for this claim in terms of both intrinsic and extrinsic motivational drivers and how these can be activated through appropriately designed blended learning resources. A mechanism for expressing the composition of a blended environment is discussed and some initial ideas for assessing the effectiveness of blending algorithms are outlined.

Citation

Barker, P. (2006). Motivating Learners - Can Blended Learning help?. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1849-1854). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 17, 2017 from .

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