Title: Using blended learning for self-learning

Authors: Waleed K. Ahmed; Ali H. Al Marzouqi

Addresses: ERU, College of Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE ' Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Department, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE

Abstract: In this paper, blended learning has been used as a tool for enhancing the students' perceptive for undergraduate engineering courses. The experience contains producing material and distributing to the students through a website as well as via YouTube channel. The material of the video was carefully chosen based on the students' feedback regarding the most crucial topic of the course. The choice is based on the course challenges and the difficulties that the students encounter due to some misunderstandings. The responses from the students were collected and analysed based on both advantages and disadvantages, where the positive feedback was the most predominant one.

Keywords: blended learning; engineering education; self-learning; videos; higher education; student feedback.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTEL.2015.072025

International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 2015 Vol.7 No.2, pp.91 - 98

Available online: 28 Sep 2015 *

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