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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Effect Of A Flipped Learning Pedagogical Model Enhanced With A Mobile Application On Students’ Performance And Motivation

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AUTHOR(S)

Walid A. Aboraya, Mohamed A. Elkot

 

KEYWORDS

flipped learning, motivation, Web programming, mobile application.

 

ABSTRACT

Flipped learning is an effective pedagogical model that has recently gained momentum among educators and educational researchers worldwide. The main goal of the current research was to assess if using a developed smart tool or mobile app will help with increasing learners’ motivation in order to accomplish the intended learning outcomes of a course in “Web programming” within a flipped learning environment. In addition, the study sought to measure students’ attitudes towards employing the developed app in supporting learning. Under the flipped model, students enrolled in the “Web programming” course were divided into two groups and examined: (1) an experimental group which learned using the developed mobile app, and (2) a control group, learned through the classical flipped model. Post-administration scores of a motivation scale and skills test were used to compare between the two research groups. Besides, interviews were applied to the experimental group so as to reach deeper understanding of students’ attitudes towards using the app in supporting their learning. Statistical treatment of the motivation scale scores revealed significant differences in favour of the experimental group. But no significance was found out in raising web programming skills between the groups. Moreover, interviews’ analysis showed that learners highly favoured using the developed app. Finally, pedagogical and methodological implications were introduced.

 

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