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A holistic model for blended learning

Saghafi, Mahmoud Reza, Franz, Jill M., & Crowther, Philip (2013) A holistic model for blended learning. Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR). (In Press)

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    Abstract

    While the studio environment has been promoted as an ideal educational setting for project-based disciplines, few qualitative studies have been undertaken in a comprehensive way (Bose, 2007). This study responds to this need by adopting Grounded Theory methodology in a qualitative comparative approach. The research aims to explore the limitations and benefits of a face-to-face (f2f) design studio as well as a virtual design studio (VDS) as experienced by architecture students and educators at an Australian university in order to find the optimal combination for a blended environment to maximize learning. The main outcome is a holistic multidimensional blended model being sufficiently flexible to adapt to various setting, in the process, facilitating constructivist learning through self-determination, self-management, and personalization of the learning environment.

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    ID Code: 53479
    Item Type: Journal Article
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    Keywords: face-to-face design studio, virtual design studio, VDS, f2f
    ISSN: 1093-023X
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000)
    Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
    Deposited On: 06 Sep 2012 08:33
    Last Modified: 04 Dec 2013 13:15

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