عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of the present research was to examine the relationship between the dimensions and indicators of blended learning andimproving learning quality in Payame Noor University. This research was carried out as a descriptive survey. The statistical population consisted of 4000 faculty members of Payame Noor University. Among them and based on Krejcie and Morgan Table 343 people were selected as sample using random sampling method. Data were collected using two questionnaires: blended learning questionnaire and learning quality questionnaire. Expert opinion was used to identify the components of these variables. Consequently, four dimensions were identified for blended learning- i.e. pedagogy, psychology, technology, and learning style-with 32 items and a Cronbach's alpha of 0.80. Learning quality was measured using seven components and 48 items (a Cronbach's alpha of 0.83). To analyze the data, correlation coefficient and regression analysis were used in PLS software. Preliminary results showed that blended learning and learning quality in Payame Noor University are at acceptable levels. Final results indicated that blended learning and three of its components (i.e. pedagogy, technology and learning style) had a significant effect on learning quality. However, the Psychology dimension had no significant effect on the quality of learning. In addition, the results showed that the model fits the data well.
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