ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF MOTIVATION IN USING A BLENDED LEARNING APPROACH - A Success Case

Diana Perez-Marin, Ismael Pascual-Nieto

Abstract

Blended Learning approaches combine face-to-face instruction with some type of computer-based education. In this paper, the proposed combination is teaching in class and reviewing after class using an on-line free-text scoring assessment system. In our first experiments with non Computer Science university students, we asked their teachers to motivate them with the possibility of getting more training for the final exam. However, only 5 students (11% of the class) reviewed with the computer after class on a regular basis. Therefore, we studied and applied a set of principles to improve the motivation of using the Blended Learning approach, and to get more students to review after class. After applying these principles 78% of the non Computer Science university students reviewed with the computer on a regular basis.

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Perez-Marin D. and Pascual-Nieto I. (2010). ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF MOTIVATION IN USING A BLENDED LEARNING APPROACH - A Success Case . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-674-024-5, pages 84-89. DOI: 10.5220/0002775700840089


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@conference{csedu10,
author={Diana Perez-Marin and Ismael Pascual-Nieto},
title={ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF MOTIVATION IN USING A BLENDED LEARNING APPROACH - A Success Case},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2010},
pages={84-89},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002775700840089},
isbn={978-989-674-024-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF MOTIVATION IN USING A BLENDED LEARNING APPROACH - A Success Case
SN - 978-989-674-024-5
AU - Perez-Marin D.
AU - Pascual-Nieto I.
PY - 2010
SP - 84
EP - 89
DO - 10.5220/0002775700840089