Dedi Kuswandi, Henry Praherdiono, Anselmus J.E. Toenlioe
The rapid growth in the use of the web based technologies and communications have offered educators with opportunities to investigate the most suitable learning environments for their students' needs. The purpose of the present study was to develop a blended learning system which applied synectics learning model and "TRINGO" model advocated by Ki Hadjar Dewantara. These learning models will encourage the students to be able to think creatively and innovatively. The study was conducted with Educational Technology students, at State University of Malang, Indonesia. The study employed Borg and Gall (2003) research and design model. Results suggest the blended learning product is developed in accordance with the principles of instructional materials development. The product is supportive to the implementation of the curriculum and are within the control of the lecturers. The students can use them, and the product is recommended for use in the Educational Technology Program.