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

Abstract

The Impact of Blended Learning in Improving Fitness Elements at Sixth Grade Students in Jordan

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

The purpose of this study is to find out the impact of using modern teaching methods (blended learning) in the development and improvement of the elements of fitness in sixth grade students, and what it has an active role in that. This study employed a quantitative experimental study approach that consisting of two schools in the directorate of education in Ajlun, Jordan during the first semester of the academic year 2017/2018. Blended learning was implemented in School A as the experimental group, while conventional learning was implemented in school B as the control group. For collecting data, it was conducted experimental teaching with the duration of 14 weeks. In this study, it was conducted the tests of physical fitness elements before, during and after applying the blended learning. The tests were based on the practical based. The study results reported that the means value of practicing physical fitness elements showed a significant improvement using blended learning compared to conventional learning. The blended learning gives a positive and significant impact towards students’ achievement in the fitness elements.