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Title: Investigating a blended learning model in an online environment

Authors: Jinan Jia

Addresses: School of Foreign Languages, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities, No. 536 Huo Linhe Street, Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China

Abstract: In this paper, the basic theory of blended learning was analysed, and a framework was established for studying the teaching model of blended learning in the network environment. The course of College English Listening was selected to exemplify the implementation of blended learning. Discussion was made on the content development, teaching design and implementation process of college courses oriented towards blended learning in the network environment. In addition, the effects and problems of blended learning were analysed. The results show the experimental class well mastered the main English listening strategies and could make use of them in the listening test skilfully.

Keywords: blended learning; network environment; teaching models; English listening strategies; listening tests; language learning; higher education; online learning; electronic learning; e-learning.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.2017.081001

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 2017 Vol.27 No.1/2, pp.72 - 86

Available online: 13 Dec 2016 *

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