Enhancing Blends and Linguistics Courses

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Inas Youssef Mahfouz

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Linguistics courses in universities are largely dependent on lecturing where the professors explain linguistic theories and dry ideas to students.  If students are lucky, they may get a chance to do some practice. This often takes the form of exercises or analyses that students prepare at home and discuss in class. Consequently, students consider linguistics courses boring. The paper describes a case study where Blended Learning (BL) techniques are used to enhance the teaching of linguistics. By the end of the course, the success of these techniques is measured through two of the five Sloan-C pillars namely, learning effectiveness and student satisfaction. The findings suggest that BL enriches the teaching and learning environment leading to better results.


 

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MAHFOUZ, Inas Youssef. Enhancing Blends and Linguistics Courses. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 4, p. 120-130, may 2017. ISSN 2411-2933. Available at: <http://ijier.net/index.php/ijier/article/view/670>. Date accessed: 21 aug. 2017.
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