e-Business Application to Students’ Blended Learning in Higher Education

Jelena Zaščerinska, Andreas Ahrens

Abstract

e-Business Supports Higher Education the Same Way It Helps Companies in General. E-Business Application in higher education has already become an indispensable tool in both university staff and students’ daily life. A number of technological, educational and business models of e-Business application in higher education have been developed. However, the educational models of e-Business application in higher education mostly focus on blended learning, thereby they lack the blended educational process that comprises blended teaching, peer-learning and learning. These one-sided educational models do not contribute to the qualitative blended educational process for the improvement of students’ learning achievements. Aim of the present paper is to work out the educational model of e-Business application in higher education underpinning analysis of quality of the institutionalized blended educational process for the improvement of students’ learning achievements. The meaning of the key concepts e-Business application and blended learning is studied. Moreover, the logical chain of analysis is shown: e-Business → blended learning → a model of the blended educational process → empirical study within a multicultural environment. The results of the present research show that students’ learning achievements after having been implemented the blended educational process have been enhanced. Directions of further research are proposed.

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Zaščerinska J. and Ahrens A. (2013). e-Business Application to Students’ Blended Learning in Higher Education . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Data Communication Networking, 10th International Conference on e-Business and 4th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-72-3, pages 290-297. DOI: 10.5220/0004496802900297


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@conference{ice-b13,
author={Jelena Zaščerinska and Andreas Ahrens},
title={e-Business Application to Students’ Blended Learning in Higher Education},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Data Communication Networking, 10th International Conference on e-Business and 4th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={290-297},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004496802900297},
isbn={978-989-8565-72-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Data Communication Networking, 10th International Conference on e-Business and 4th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2013)
TI - e-Business Application to Students’ Blended Learning in Higher Education
SN - 978-989-8565-72-3
AU - Zaščerinska J.
AU - Ahrens A.
PY - 2013
SP - 290
EP - 297
DO - 10.5220/0004496802900297