Blended Learning, Engagement, Motivation
Student engagement is imperative to academic achievement. Engaged students are attentive and participate in class discussions, exert effort in class activities, and display interest and motivation to learn. Students who are not engaged tend to be more passive learners, complain of being bored, and can become disruptive in the classroom. The engaged students have higher grade scores than their non engaged counterparts. This action research study will assess the effects of a blended learning approach on math engagement. “Student engagement and academic achievement often are viewed as individual student attributes or traits but not as outcomes of how teachers structure their teaching (Urdan & Schoenfelder, 2006).” Through a Blended Learning Approach, using Chromebooks for an online learning component, this study will explore whether the new approach will change the way students engage in math.
Massie, C. (2017). The Effects of a Blended Learning Approach On Math Engagement. Retrieved from https://touroscholar.touro.edu/tucgsoe/262