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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2023, 5(8); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050816.

Exploring the Impact of Blended Learning on Deeper Learning among University Students: A Qualitative Study Based on Teachers' Practice


Xiujing Sun

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Xiujing Sun

Jilin International Studies University, Changchun, 130117, China


The aim of this study is to explore the role of blended learning in promoting deeper learning among university students, using teachers who use blended learning methods and students who participate in blended learning in Chinese universities as the study participants. The study used in-depth interviews and questionnaires to collect data, and applied qualitative research methods to analyse the data. The study found that blended learning can facilitate deeper learning by providing richer learning resources, fostering student motivation for learning and independent study and facilitating interaction and communication between teachers and students. In addition, the study also found that teachers and students have some concerns and challenges with blended learning, such as inadequate teaching skills and equipment, and students' unfamiliarity with online learning. Therefore, it is recommended that in promoting blended learning, teacher training and support should be strengthened and students' knowledge and skill level of online learning should be improved. The findings of this study may provide lessons for teaching reform and talent development in Chinese universities.


Blended learning, University students, In-depth study

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Xiujing Sun. Exploring the Impact of Blended Learning on Deeper Learning among University Students: A Qualitative Study Based on Teachers' Practice. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 8: 86-93. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2023.050816.


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