Faced with the challenge of having a huge number of freshman studentswho need remedial English courses every year, Birzeit University had tofollow the footsteps of many educational institutions around the world andopt for using technology in teaching in order to meet the need for teaching allthose students, and cut expenses by reducing the number of teachers neededfor those courses to almost the third. This study will closely examine andevaluate the experience of applying blended learning to the remedial coursesof English Communication 101 and 102 at Birzeit University. These twocourses were merged in one blended learning course that uses both face-tofacematerial as well as an online component. The course aims to develop andenhance students’ communication skills in English language and foster theirskills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. This study will examinestudents’ attitudes towards using blended learning in this particular course.In addition, it will evaluate their readiness, cooperation, enthusiasm, andseriousness towards the new trend. Finally, it will evaluate the experiment asa whole and provide some recommendations and suggestions for the future.
Jadallah, Mofeed Khalil
"Applying Blended Learning to the Remedial Courses of English Communication 101 and 102 at Birzeit University.,"
Palestinian Journal for Open Learning & e-Learning: Vol. 5
, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jropenres/vol5/iss9/8