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Exploring factors influencing the need for incorporating blended learning in technology education programs in Nigeria

Nordin, Mohd. Safarin and Chiroma, Abubakar Shuaibu and Hamza, Samaila (2018) Exploring factors influencing the need for incorporating blended learning in technology education programs in Nigeria. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER), 6 (11). pp. 112-118. ISSN 2347-3878

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Abstract

Blended learning as a teaching method that uses technology to offer a more individualized approach to learning, allow students to control the time, location, place, and step of their learning. In this regard, this paper explores the need for blended learning in teaching and learning technology education courses at universities in Nigeria. A qualitative approach was used in data collection using experts among university lecturers in North-eastern Nigeria as participants. To achieve an unbiased distribution, 19 experts were purposely nominated (based on their qualifications, work experience, rank and area of specialization) for the research across universities in north-eastern Nigeria. The data collected were transcribed, organized, coded, categorized and inductively analysed via an exploratory content analysis technique. The findings include, among other things that factors that influence the need of blended learning for technology education programme at Nigeria universities is due to its time and cost effectiveness, flexibility among others.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:online, technology education
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:Education
ID Code:82326
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:30 Sep 2019 17:00
Last Modified:25 Nov 2019 14:56

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