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International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

ISSN: 2075-0161 (Print), ISSN: 2075-017X (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJMECS Vol.5, No.3, Apr. 2013

The Study of Blended Learning on a Vocational High School in Taiwan

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Author(s)

Chin-Ting Chou,Chien-pen Chuang,Bin-yong Zheng

Index Terms

Blended learning, Digital leaning, Kruskal-Wallis

Abstract

With the contributions of computer technology, digital learning has evolved into a stage of mobile learning. However, school classes require teachers to perform face-to-face humanized lectures. Digital learning remains to function as a tool for assisted teaching. Few studies have investigated what proportions digital learning should occupy in teaching activities. In this study, to investigate the optimal proportion of face-to-face instructions and digital learning, we conducted a one-semester teaching experiment on two classes of students in the informatics department in a public vocational high school in Taipei City. In addition, the Kruskal-Wallis one-way analysis of variance was adopted for the statistical analysis to determine the optimal blending proportions. Our results indicate that optimal effects are achieved at a time ratio of 2:1 of traditional face-to-face teaching to digital learning.

Cite This Paper

Chin-Ting Chou,Chien-pen Chuang,Bin-yong Zheng,"The Study of Blended Learning on a Vocational High School in Taiwan",IJMECS, vol.5, no.3, pp.1-7, 2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2013.03.01

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