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Title: Constructivism based blended learning in higher education
Authors: Al-Huneidi, Ahmad
Schreurs, Jeanne
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Springer Verlag Berlin
Citation: M.D.Lytras et al. (Ed.). WSKS2011, CCIS 278, p. 581-591
Series/Report: CCIS
Series/Report no.: 278
Abstract: This paper explains how to apply Constructivism and Conversation theories in Blended Learning environment in order to increase learning outcomes and quality. Some scenarios of Constructivism based blended learning activities are presented in this paper. In addition, a Constructivism Based Blended Learning model for “ICT Management” course, a compulsory course in Master of Management Information Systems program at Hasselt University, is proposed. The proposed model applies and combines Constructivism and Conversation theories in Blended Learning environment, in which the student is an active maker of knowledge. In the proposed model a variety of learning activities and scenarios, differentiated for working students and regular students are applied, supported by innovative ICT tools, which facilitate applying Constructivism and Conversation theories and increase the level of communication and interaction between students; as a result, learning quality, experience and outcomes are increased effectively.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/13753
ISBN: 9783642358784
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Validation: vabb, 2015
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