A Study on Politeknik Tuanku Sultanah Bahiyah Students’ Preparedness Towards Blended Learning in Communicative English
Teaching and learning process heading to different dimension after the rising of technology. Even Malaysian Education Ministry is encouraging educators to practice different teaching process. Since the introduction of the Outcome-Based syllabus at Malaysian polytechnics, students are exposed to new ways of learning. This study purposes to investigate the suitability of the blended learning approach in learning the English language among diploma students of Politeknik Tuanku Sultanah Bahiyah. This learning approach is combination of online learning and traditional methods. In Malaysian polytechnics, online learning is made possible through the Curriculum Information Document Online System (CIDOS). For this study, a total of 80 students were selected from Civil Engineering Department. The responses of the students were elicited through a questionnaire survey. The results were then analyzed descriptively using the statistical software, SPPS version 22. The results of the study indicated that there was a moderate level in students’ preparedness in blended learning of communicative English. Recommendations were provided for future research.
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