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ERIC Number: EJ913609
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 73
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Effects of Jigsaw II Technique on Academic Achievement and Attitudes to Written Expression Course
Sahin, Abdullah
Educational Research and Reviews, v5 n12 p777-787 Dec 2010
This study aims to explore the effects of a cooperative technique Jigsaw II (experimental group, n=42) and instructional teacher-centered teaching method (control group, n=38) on Turkish language teacher education department students' attitudes to written expression course (a course in which writing skills were taught), their academic achievement, retention and their views, in 2009 to 2010 academic year. In this research "pre-test/post-test with control group experimental design" was used. The data was collected through Attitudes to Written Expression Scale (ATWES) and Written Expression Achievement Test (WEAT), Students' View Form (SVF). The statistical analyses revealed that there were significant differences between the experimental and control groups in terms of their attitudes, academic achievement, and retention in favor of the experimental group. In addition, It was determined that the experimental group students had positive views on the use of Jigsaw II technique. (Contains 3 footnotes, 9 tables, and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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