Assessing the Complex Operation of Blended Learning for English Instruction in a Public High School in the Philippines

  • Danica Jae B. Sagun University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna,  Philippines
  • Greg T. Pawilen University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna,  Philippines
  • Sarah Jen C. Paccarangan University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna,  Philippines
  • Rufo Gil Z. Albor University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna,  Philippines
  • Hannah L. Patindol University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna,  Philippines
  • Phrygian P. Almeda University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna,  Indonesia
  • Daisy V. Pelegrina University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna,  Philippines
Keywords: Blended learning, English, Collaboration, Complex

Abstract

Objective: The study aims to describe stakeholders' experiences in blended learning at a public high school in Laguna, Philippines, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Method: This qualitative study was conducted through Focus Group Discussions (FGD) with English teachers, learners, and the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) coordinators and a Key Informant Interview (KII) with the English department head. Results: Three main themes emerged from the study: factors that encourage stakeholder collaboration, barriers to stakeholder collaboration, and solutions to collaboration challenges. Novelty: Overall, the study results show how important collaboration is in overcoming the difficulties associated with blended learning and creating a positive learning environment for the stakeholders. By fostering a collaborative environment, stakeholders can work together to address the complexities of blended learning, optimize the benefits of the modality, and create a compelling and engaging learning experience for all learners.

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Published
2024-05-15
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Sagun, D. J. B., Pawilen, G. T., Paccarangan, S. J. C., Albor, R. G. Z., Patindol, H. L., Almeda, P. P., & Pelegrina, D. V. (2024). Assessing the Complex Operation of Blended Learning for English Instruction in a Public High School in the Philippines. IJORER : International Journal of Recent Educational Research, 5(3), 639-655. https://doi.org/10.46245/ijorer.v5i3.596
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