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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2021, 3(17); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2021.031710.

Blended Learning Model Based on 5R Adaptation Framework


Yujie Liu 

Corresponding Author:
Yujie Liu

Jilin University of Finance and Economics, Changchun 130017, Jilin, China


This study draws on data about College English courses in four leading universities to analyze the current circumstances of English teaching in Chinese universities, and on that basis, explores a new student-centered model for English blended learning combining autonomous learning via massive open online courses delivered on smartphone and computer with face-to-face traditional classroom learning based on 5R adaptation framework. It emphasizes four modules: preliminaries, self-study before class, discussion and assimilation in class, and reflection and enhancement after class. To identify whether this model provides a positive experience for students, it is tested in an English course for freshmen. The findings indicate that after four weeks learning under the blended model, students’ average score on a mock CET4 increased by 15.3 points compared with their placement test. Thus, this innovative model does promote freshmen to adapt the new learning environment quickly and motivate students to learn autonomously.


College English, Blended learning, 5R adaptation framework, online learning

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Yujie Liu. Blended Learning Model Based on 5R Adaptation Framework. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2021), Vol. 3, Issue 17: 63-68. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2021.031710.


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