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ERIC Number: EJ796647
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1096-7516
Development of a Scale on Learners' Views on Blended Learning and Its Implementation Process
Akkoyunlu, Buket; Yilmaz-Soylu, Meryem
Internet and Higher Education, v11 n1 p26-32 2008
The purpose of this study was to extend the evaluation of learners' views on blended learning and its implementation process by developing and validating an objective assessment instrument. Cronbach' alpha, item analysis and item discrimination indices, principal component analysis, varimax rotation, and discriminant validity were used to measure the reliability and validity of the scale. A 50-item refined version of the scale was found to be highly reliable and of reasonable length. Further refinement was made based on principal component analysis. This indicated two major components, which facilitate the elicitation of learners' views on blended learning and its implementation process in relation to the complexity levels of the learning process. The scale is recommended to identify individual's views on blended learning and its implementation process and thus, to contribute to the improvement of a blended learning environment for learners.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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