A Blended Learning Approach to Teaching First Year Accounting

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Title A Blended Learning Approach to Teaching First Year Accounting
Author Delaney, Debbie; McManus, Lisa Ann; Ng, Chew
Publication Title ICERI2010
Editor L.Gomez Chova, D. Marti Blenguer, I. Candel Torres
Year Published 2010
Place of publication Valencia, Spain
Publisher International Association of Technology, Education and Development
Abstract This paper reports the findings of an empirical study of the adoption of a blended learning approach to teaching the first year accounting course at one of a large Australian universities. A pre and post survey questionnaire assessing student's views on this learning environment was administered in the first and final lecture of the course. It was found that students perceived greater benefits from the blended learning environment for immediate feedback, motivation for taking responsibility for their own learning and support for their learning style. Additionally, students perceived that the blended learning environment resulted in improved performance in the course, improved comprehension of basic accounting knowledge and assisted students to better understand the procedures, terms and principles of accounting. Results indicate that the blended learning environment adopted improves student learning outcomes, the overall satisfaction with the course and their overall performance. Keywords: Blended learning, online learning, learning environments, and learning outcomes.
Peer Reviewed No
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.iated.org/iceri2010/
Copyright Statement Copyright 2010 IATED. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the conference's website for access to the definitive, published version.
ISBN 978-84-614-2438-2
Conference name International Conference of Education Reseach and Innovation
Location Madrid, Spain
Date From 2010-11-15
Date To 2010-11-17
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/39765
Date Accessioned 2011-06-24
Language en_AU
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject Economics, Business and Management Curriculum and Pedagogy
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Non-Refereed)
Publication Type Code e2

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