Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (Print ISSN: 1098-8394; Online ISSN: 1528-2651)

Abstract

Comparison Study Blended Learning and Conventional Learning in Improving Students' Cognitive in the Fitness Element

Author(s): Amjad Hassan Al Qudah, Salleh Abd Rashid, Dara Iffah, Naseer Akram Al Ani

This study aims to find out the impact two approaches of learning, conventional learning and blended learning, on increasing and improving the cognitive level at students in mastering the elements of fitness and its importance. The quantitative experimental study was implemented to achieve the objective of this study. In this study, the study sample was randomly chosen from two schools following to the Directorate of Education in Ajloun, Jordan. Conventional learning was applied in the Ezzeldeen Osama mixed school (school B), while blended learning approach was applied in the Hadaeq Al Tofola mixed school (school A). To gather the data, the learning approaches were implemented for fourteen weeks. The cognitive pre-test and cognitive post-test of fitness elements were performed before and after implementing the both learning approaches, respectively. The study findings showed that the implementation of blended learning approach contributes in improving and increasing students’ cognitive in mastering the fitness elements and knowledge of its importance in physical education course more than the conventional learning.