A scale development study for assessing the effectiveness of blended learning environments

  • Emine Cabı Başkent University
  • Yasemin Gülbahar Ankara University

Abstract

This study is conducted to develop a scale for assessing the effectiveness of blended learning environments based on the features of both face-to-face and online learning environments and provide suggestions for stakeholders. In the process of scale development, data gathered from 314 students were analyzed. The reliability and validity results for collected data were found to be acceptable since they were between or above the expected value. Based on the analysis it is found that the scale is composed of 55 items having a structure of 4 factors. Hence, it can be concluded that “Effectiveness of Blended Learning Environments Scale” is found as reliable and valid, and can measure what it aims to measure. Blended Learning Environment Scale, which was developed and analyzed for reliability and validity throughout this study, is expected to facilitate the further research studies that focused on blended learning environments.

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Published
2013-09-01

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How to Cite
Cabı, E., & Gülbahar, Y. (2013). A scale development study for assessing the effectiveness of blended learning environments. Pegem Eğitim ve Öğretim Dergisi, 3(3), 11-26. doi:10.14527/C3S3M2