Students' opinions on blended learning and its implementation in terms of their learning styles


Ugur B., AKKOYUNLU B. , Kurbanoglu S.

EDUCATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, vol.16, no.1, pp.5-23, 2011 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10639-009-9109-9
  • Title of Journal : EDUCATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.5-23

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to examine students' views on the blended learning method and its use in relation to the students' individual learning style. The study was conducted with 31 senior students. Web based media together with face to face classroom settings were used in the blended learning framework. A scale of Students' Views on Blended Learning and its implementation, Kolb's Learning Style Inventory, Pre-Information Form and open ended questions were used to gather data. The majority of the students' fell into assimilators, accommodators and convergers learning styles. Results revealed that students' views on blended learning method and its use are quite positive.