Integrated Teaching Approach In Education

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THE IMPACT OF BLENDED TEACHING APPROACH IN DEVELOPING THE COGNITIVE LEARNING COMPETENCIES OF THE MIRIAM COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN BUSINESS AND TRADES: AN ANALYSIS Glenda R. Villanueva Miriam College Abstract This study analyzed the impact of blended teaching approach in developing the cognitive learning competencies of Grade 10 students at Miriam College High School, Philippines in SY 2013-2014 using the Objectives-Based Systems Analysis (OBSA) and the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy of Objectives as conceptual frameworks. The research instrument, Miriam College High School (MCHS) Evaluation of Student’s Cognitive Learning Competencies in Business and Trades, was facilitated among 363 student-respondents before and after the intervention…show more content…
Green and Hannon (2007, as cited in Klopter, Osterweil, Groff, & Haas, 2009, p. 1) explain that the new generation of learners “developed under the digital wave have been completely normalized by digital technologies that becomes a fully integrated aspect of their lives.” Further, these technologies show how learners are influenced on ways of thinking, learning, and interacting” (Klopter et al., 2009). The emergence of technologies has relentlessly penetrated the entire education of today that form entirely new learning and teaching paradigms. Salomon (1993 as cited in Naidu (Ed.), 2003, p. 25) emphasizes “technology of various kinds – books, note paper, a laptop, the Web – can have a strong influence on how learning and its associated cognitive activity take place” which may extend to think of cognition as a sharing across learners with the use of technology around…show more content…
More specifically, the cognitive learning competencies expected to be developed by students will be identified, examined, evaluated, and compared to serve as basis for improvement of classroom teaching and learning; the curricular program will be reviewed, in particular the content and performance standards, instructional strategies, and learning resources towards a more contemporary, challenging, and engaging learning environment; classroom observations will be conducted to assess the performance of teachers and students and determine the effectiveness of the instructional strategies vis-à-vis the learning engagement; and opportunities for professional development will be reviewed to scaffold teaching methodologies in facilitating learning using the blended teaching approach. Thus, the data and information would serve as bases for innovations in teaching and learning to be able to enhance and discover contemporary teaching technologies, methodologies and practices towards quality teaching and to effectively meet the needs of the students and to support their improvement in the progressive paradigm of
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