Year 2019, Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 64 - 77 2019-04-01

Using Blended Learning in Postgraduate Applied Statistics Programs

Jahar BHOWMIK [1] , Denny MEYER [2] , Brian PHILLIPS [3]

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Blended learning refers to a method of teaching and learning in which some form of online learning is used in addition to the traditional on-campus/face-to-face learning experience in an integrated manner. Postgraduate Applied Statistics programs at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia adopted the blended learning paradigm almost a decade ago to accommodate an increasingly diverse student population. This paradigm allows for flexibility in design approaches, and accommodates the range of blended learning capabilities and experience of teachers and learners. The blended learning design adopted in these programs has involved the thoughtful integration of learning and teaching approaches in both on-campus, face-to-face and online/virtual learning environments by utilising the benefits of each of these environments. These programs focus on designing learning interactions across formal teaching spaces, informal learning spaces and online learning and teaching spaces. This flexible approach has been well accepted among both online and on-campus students. This paper describes the medium impact blended learning model adopted in these courses and the feedback received from students during recent study periods. The authors make the case that implementation of a successful blended learning model can enhance students’ learning experience for a mixed cohort of participants.

Blended learning, post graduate, applied statistics, online teaching activities, virtual learning environment, Blackboard, echo recording, impact, discussion board
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Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9697-1968
Author: Jahar BHOWMIK (Primary Author)

Orcid: 0000-0002-9902-0858
Author: Denny MEYER

Orcid: 0000-0002-6305-4263
Author: Brian PHILLIPS

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APA BHOWMIK, J , MEYER, D , PHILLIPS, B . (2019). Using Blended Learning in Postgraduate Applied Statistics Programs. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 20 (2), 64-77. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.557739
MLA BHOWMIK, J , MEYER, D , PHILLIPS, B . "Using Blended Learning in Postgraduate Applied Statistics Programs". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019): 64-77 <http://dergipark.org.tr/tojde/issue/44835/557739>
Chicago BHOWMIK, J , MEYER, D , PHILLIPS, B . "Using Blended Learning in Postgraduate Applied Statistics Programs". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 (2019): 64-77
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ISNAD BHOWMIK, Jahar , MEYER, Denny , PHILLIPS, Brian . "Using Blended Learning in Postgraduate Applied Statistics Programs". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 20 / 2 (April 2019): 64-77. https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.557739