ÖZEL, Ali; ÖZÜNAL, Servet; ÖZEL, Emine; BİLGEN, Nurettin
December 2014
Journal of Academic Social Science Studies;Winter2014, Issue 30, p45
Academic Journal
This research is an experimental study that aims to identify misunderstood concepts and measures the effects of the choice of method in minimizing misunderstanding in the section "The shape and movements of the Earth". Achievement test is the means used in data collection in this study. Aim of this study is to search effect of teacher based education applications, computer aided education and education applications for concept teaching on student success and attitude. The developed measurement tool has been applied to 48 students who are 9th grade students studying at a private high school. Cognitive and affective competence of the students is identified with pre-test application. Students are separated into two groups and after different education applications same groups are given post-test and their development levels are identified. Significant differences between pre-test and post-test scores are found and it is seen that this differentiation is more in computer aided applications. By making a literal questionnaire study, it has been identified there is no significant differences among the success levels and genders of students; parents education occupational an income position, whether she/he has a computer at home. The research was finished with suggestions for developing geography teaching. SPSS programme is used for analyzing the data; two-factor ANOVA test has been used for percentage, frequency, mean and the research, repeated measures on one factor.


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