The importance of sense of coherence when implementing blended learning environments

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Abstract

Abstract Constraints in the implementation of models of blended learning can be explained by several causes, but in this paper, it is illustrated that lack of sense of coherence is a major factor of these constraints along with the referential whole of the perceived learning environments. The question examined is how activation of models of blended learning in undergraduate education for teacher and radiograph affects the knowledge development. The empirical data consists of data from surveys as well as focus group interviews and some observation studies. These data are analyzed and interpreted through a critical hermeneutical process of prefiguration, configuration and refiguration. The findings illustrate significant importance of sense of coherence among participants as a condition for implementing new designs and new learning environments.
Translated title of the contributionBetydningen af oplevelse af sammenhæng, når blended læring implementeres
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLondon International Conference on Education (LICE-2013) Proceedings
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationDanmark
Publication dateNov 2013
Pages113-118
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-908320-16-2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
EventKonference: London International Conference on Learning 2013 - Heathrow, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Nov 20136 Nov 2013

Conference

ConferenceKonference
LocationHeathrow
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period04/11/1306/11/13

Keywords

  • learning processes

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