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ERIC Number: EJ1140630
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Creating Interactive Student Workbook for Primary Education Social Studies Class and Researching Its Efficiency
Ulu Kalin, Özlem
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n12 p33-40 2017
Student workbook is an education material including components that support learning, help ensuring knowledge and ability to students in line with the acquisitions stated in teaching programs. Students have different learning styles and necessities. Their needs should be satisfied by benefiting from some additional materials in order to make their learning permanent. The chance to find an environment proper for individual learning necessities increases in parallel with the abundance of materials used in education. As known, there is only one way communication in printed materials and they are limited in terms of addressing different learning styles. Using technological products such as computer and internet in learning environments can remove these limits. Turning student workbook into electronic documents extends the limits of written books and eases learning by addressing more than one sense. In this study, preparing Social Studies workbook of 4th grade primary school interactively, the process of practicing it and its effects on students' academic success, student attitudes towards the lesson, computer and internet are researched. The software used in this study is multimedia supported and web based. Software is prepared by exemplifying "Power, Management and Society" learning domain. Pre test last test non-equalized control group model, which is one of the semi trial models, is used. At the end of the study, it is determined that there are significant differences in terms of pretest and last test of experiment group and control group students' attitude scale towards computer, attitude scale towards social studies and success test. There isn't a meaningful difference in attitude scale towards internet.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4; Intermediate Grades
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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