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ERIC Number: EJ1078603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Aug-23
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Developing Public Mind Curriculum for Lower Secondary School Classes Using Contemplative Education Methods
Srijumnong, Sirithorn; Sri-ampai, Pissamai; Chano, Jiraporn
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n16 p2387-2399 Aug 2015
The purposes of this study were to develop a public mind curriculum with Contemplative Education and to study the effect of using the curriculum to enhance public minds. The study was carried out using the research and development process, consisting of three phases: investigating fundamental data, developing a curriculum, and evaluating the results after using the developed curriculum. The sample group was made up of 26 students studying in Grade 8. The statistics used in the data analysis were percentage, mean, standard deviation, and one-way repeated measure ANOVA. The results of this research found that: 1) the developed curriculum is composed of four components, namely: i) purpose, ii) learning content, iii) learning management, and iv) measurement and evaluation. The learning management of the developed curriculum was based on contemplative education, consisting of five processes and three steps and 2) the findings after using the curriculum were that students who studied using the developed curriculum had higher public mind towards family, school, and society from measuring four times at the 0.05 level of significance. Additionally, students were satisfied with the developed curriculum and learning management at a high level.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Grade 8; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Thailand
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