A Blended Learning Model Used to Prepare Saudi Arabian Doctoral Students to be Knowledge-Based Educational Leaders
Abdourahmane Barry () and
Fatemah Abdullah Alhazmi ()
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Abdourahmane Barry: College of Education, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia
Fatemah Abdullah Alhazmi: College of Education, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia
No 5, Working papers from Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies
To secure a better future in todayâ€™s globalized world, a knowledge-based society must be a priority for every nation. For a long time, many nations have relied primarily on passive resourcesâ€”that is, natural and financial resourcesâ€”for their existence. However, in the era of globalization dominated by knowledge and information technologies, the focus is shifting towards active resourcesâ€”that is, human resources. Human resources are perceived by nations as a key engine for competitiveness, economic prosperity, national sovereignty, and human dignity. One of the media through which these human resources are developed is education, which involves teaching and learning. To respond to the increased demands for human competencies to function in a knowledge-based society, educators must adapt to the emerging teaching and learning approaches. One of these emerging approaches is the blended learning approach, which has the ability to improve learning and cost-effectiveness, increase access and flexibility, and help institutions stay up-to-date. Therefore, in contrast to a traditional research paper, this paper describes a teaching and learning practice, with the aim of achieving two objectives: 1) to present a brief background of the blended learning approach and its models and 2) to share a specific blended learning model used to prepare Saudi Arabian doctoral students to be knowledge-based educational leaders.
Keywords: blended learning; educational leaders; knowledge-based; Saudi Arabia (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Published in Proceedings of the 9th International RAIS Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, April 4-5, 2018, pages 72-86
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