Using Blended Learning Approach (BLA) in Inclusive Education Course: A Study Investigating Teacher Students’ Perception

Rasmitadila Rasmitadila, Widyasari Widyasari, Megan Asri Humaira, Anna Riana Suryanti Tambunan, Reza Rachmadtullah, Achmad Samsudin

Abstract


The purpose of this research is to explore the students’ perception about the implementation of blended learning approach (BLA) in inclusive education course. Thirty (30) students participated in this research. The data collection was done by open interview to know students’ perception about the implementation of blended learning. The interview results were analyzed using context analysis techniques. Based on the data analysis, there are four catego-ries of students' attention, namely: display of learning management system (LMS); accessibility; the benefits and sustainability. Student perceptions of each category are: the LMS display on the web of 50.53% is appropriate and simple, but must be modified to make it easier for students to understand. The negative perception about accessibility of 69.57% indicates that internet access to the web is still unstable and slow. Positive perception about BLA benefit of 66.94% indicates good benefits to students especially in terms of adding learn-ing experiences, knowledge, variations of learning models and learning more flexible and independent. A positive perception of BLA sustainability of 66.18% indicates should be continued because it can increase students' learning interest, learn more modern, flexible and independent.

Keywords


blended learning, student teacher, inclusive education course

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