SUCCESS LEVEL OF A HYBRID TRAINING IN TEACHER EDUCATION: EXPERIENCES IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY
Keywords:Blended Training, Educational Technology, ICT in Teacher Education
AbstractStudies show that blended learning promotes collaborative learning. However, blended learning is always a challenge when Internet infrastructure is limited. This paper describes the success levels of the 6-month blended learning course for teacher educators in four provinces in the central part of the Philippines. The blended training was aimed to increase the ability to add value to economic output by applying knowledge of school subjects to solve complex problems encountered in the real world situations of work and life. Success levels were measured using retention rate, Constructivist Online Learning Environment model, Online Environment Elements model, and New Kirkpatrick Model. Of the 60 registered teacher-trainees, only 15 completed the training. It was concluded that the blended training was evaluated very successfully.
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