Hybrid Learning Integrated Remote Laboratory: A Pedagogical Strategy for Future Practicum Learning

Mardhiah Masril (1), Nizwardi Jalinus (2), Ridwan (3), Ambiyar (4), Sukardi (5), Dedy Irfan (6)
(1) Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Air Tawar, Padang, Indonesia
(2) Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Air Tawar, Padang, Indonesia
(3) Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Air Tawar, Padang, Indonesia
(4) Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Air Tawar, Padang, Indonesia
(5) Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Air Tawar, Padang, Indonesia
(6) Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Universitas Negeri Padang, Air Tawar, Padang, Indonesia
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Masril, Mardhiah, et al. “Hybrid Learning Integrated Remote Laboratory: A Pedagogical Strategy for Future Practicum Learning”. International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 14, no. 3, June 2024, pp. 928-35, doi:10.18517/ijaseit.14.3.19760.
The hybrid learning integrated remote laboratory, an innovation in educational technology, is a practical and real-time solution that allows students to access and interact with laboratory equipment remotely via the internet network. This research aims to analyze the implementation and effectiveness of this model in an embedded systems practicum course. The study, conducted using a quasi-experimental method, involved 35 students in the experimental group and 36 in the control group. The learning model in the experimental group was implemented with a differentiated approach, allowing students to participate in face-to-face learning in the laboratory or attend online. The technology in this research was built with an interactive user interface in the form of an e-learning integrated remote laboratory application, providing online students with access to learning materials, discussion forums, assignments, chat, video conference, and an online microcontroller coding editor. The use of the online microcontroller coding editor empowers students to create programs and control physical equipment in the laboratory, such as Arduino modules, several sensors, and output devices, remotely and in real-time. Descriptive analysis and t-tests were used to analyze students’ comprehension of the embedded systems course. The test results showed a difference in the average academic achievement of students, with the learning outcomes of the experimental group students being higher than those of the control group. This model, therefore, demonstrates its impact on optimal and practical learning in the embedded system course.

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