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ERIC Number: EJ936610
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 71
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Developing Transactional Distance Scale and Examining Transactional Distance Perception of Blended Learning Students in Terms of Different Variables
Horzum, Mehmet Baris
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v11 n3 p1582-1587 Sum 2011
The first purpose of this study was to develop valid and reliable a scale which measure the transactional distance. Besides, the second purpose of the study was to investigate whether the transactional distance perception differed according to gender, utilized component and number of logins to system, and also blended learning was useful. The study group consisted of 197 blended learning students at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in Sakarya University. The scale consisted of 38 items and 5 sub-factors. It was found out that gender, utilized component and number of logins to system did not have a significant effect on transactional distance perception. Dialog, structure flexibility, control, and autonomy perception of participants who regarded blended learning useful was high; on the other hand, their content organization perception was low.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey