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Title: Blended Online Course (BOC): A Blended Learning Project to Train Indonesian Female Migrant Workers Who Work in Hong Kong
Authors: Tanan, Antonius
Supervisor(s): Dr.Rory McGreal
Examining Committee: Dr.Terry Anderson
Dr.Tian Belawati
Dr.Irwin Devries
Degree: Doctor of Education (EdD) in Distance Education
Department: Centre for Distance Education
Keywords: Blended learning
Migrant workers
Hong Kong
Domestic helpers
Issue Date: 8-Sep-2017
Abstract: This dissertation is a study of an application of CoI (Community of Inquiry) and Connectivism in a blended learning program for IFMWs (Indonesian Female Migrant Workers) in Hong Kong who learn business opportunity identification. The name of the learning delivery method is BOC (Blended Online Course). It is a blended learning because the learning delivery combines online digital media with face-to-face meetings. Design-based research (DBR) is the methodology used in this research. The purpose of the research project is to design and develop an intervention to improve the current entrepreneurship training program and to develop one or more learning design principles relevant to this context. The research questions cover the effectiveness of the new program on the achievement of the students by comparing a pre-test and post-test, on the satisfaction of the students on their learning experience especially on whether they experience deep and meaningful learning through their experience with Cognitive Presence, Social Presence and Teaching Presence of CoI and “connectivity” with the Content (Internet-based content and tutors), the Co-learners and the Community of Practitioners.
Graduation Date: 2018
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10791/237
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