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ERIC Number: EJ830503
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0807
Internet-Mediated Assessment Portal as a Pedagogical Learning Tool: A Case Study on Understanding Kinematics Graphs
Cataloglu, Erdat
European Journal of Physics, v28 n4 p767-776 Jul 2007
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of formative assessment as a teaching strategy through an internet-mediated assessment portal (ImAP) on preservice elementary student understanding of kinematics graphs as opposed to traditional lecturing. A quasi-experimental design was used for this purpose. Findings revealed that students' post-test mean scores were statistically significantly higher than their pre-test mean scores. Moreover, the ImAP-taught students' post-test mean scores were significantly higher than the control group students' post-test mean scores. However, Hake's average gain index classified both treatment methods as medium effective. For both treatment methods no gender differences were found in students' understanding after instruction. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A