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Evaluating the Pedagogical Value of Blended Learning in Informatics and Mathematics Education: A Comparative Study PROCEEDINGS

, University of Agder; Faculty of Technology & Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Sciences, Norway

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Blended learning is a growing trend among higher educational institutions. It has begun to change the nature of teaching and learning through an appropriate mixing of face-to-face learning and information technologies, which have impacted learning by providing a means of access to online resources. However, just mixing information technologies with face-to-face learning is not sufficient to exploit the potentialities of blended learning. To be successful, blended learning needs a pedagogically sound model based learning theories and pedagogical strategies. To evaluate the pedagogical value of blended learning environments a comparative study is proposed. This paper examines students’ perceptions of blended learning in two different courses where students completed survey questionnaires.

Citation

Hadjerrouit, S. (2008). Evaluating the Pedagogical Value of Blended Learning in Informatics and Mathematics Education: A Comparative Study. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3751-3760). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved August 19, 2018 from .

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