Title: Perceptions of student teachers in a Blended Learning environment

Authors: Sylvia Chong, Horn Mun Cheah, Ee Ling Low

Addresses: National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1 Nanyang Walk, 637616, Singapore. ' National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1 Nanyang Walk, 637616, Singapore. ' National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, 1 Nanyang Walk, 637616, Singapore

Abstract: Blended learning has been identified as one of the 10 emerging trends in education. This study evaluates students| perception of their experience in a blended learning environment. A 35-item survey based on seven factors related to Blended Learning was conducted. Descriptive statistics are used to describe the responses at the factor level. Correlation analysis is used to look at the relationship in each factor. Reliability analysis is used to check the reliabilities of the seven-factor scales. The t-test examined the influence of age and years of teaching experience on the participating teachers| view on Blended Learning.

Keywords: blended learning; teacher education; student teachers; student perceptions; correlation analysis; reliability analysis; seven-factor scales; t-test; teaching experience; Singapore.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2010.035746

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2010 Vol.8 No.4, pp.345 - 359

Published online: 03 Oct 2010 *

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