Blended Learning Approach Using Moodle and Student’s Achievement at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman

Wajeha Thabit Al-Ani

Abstract


This study attempts to identify factors behind the usage of a blended learning approach that could have an effect
on students' achievement, motivation, collaboration and communication as perceived by students. It also aims to
analyze obstacles faced by students in using Moodle in blended learning. A sample of 283-students from all
colleges at Sultan Qaboos University was randomly selected. A questionnaire of 45 items is developed to collect
data. The results reveal that using Moodle in blended learning has an average level of effectiveness related to
students' motivation with a mean of 3.216 and mean of 3.164 for students' achievements, and mean of 3.199 is
related to students' collaborations and communication. The results showed there is no statistical significant
difference among student perceptions related to gender and college type. The results also revealed that the
highest obstacles facing students related to frequent disturbance in computer devices with mean 3.090. Based on
the result of the study, many recommendations have been developed.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/jel.v2n3p96

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