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ERIC Number: EJ931127
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Effects of Multimedia Usage in Students' Attitude towards Turkish Republic Revolution History and Kemalism Lesson
Ulusoy, Kadir
Educational Research and Reviews, v6 n4 p358-366 Apr 2011
In this study, whether the multimedia in the history lesson affects the students' attitude towards this lesson or not has been studied. With this object, whether there is a difference among the point averages that students take from the preliminary test and whether there is a difference among the point averages that students take from the last test will be tried to be learnt. Besides, the students' opinion who took the lesson by using multimedia will be taken. 8th class students will constitute the centre of the survey. By reason of the capaciousness of the survey, a sample was constituted by choosing a pilot group. While the sample is being chosen, the academic success of the students is analyzed and the students who have 5 or nearly 5 point average are chosen. This study was conducted in Adiyaman Cumhuriyet Elementary School in 2008 to 2009 school year. In the study, quantitative data is collected with "Attitude Scale", and qualitative data is collected with "open-ended questionnaire". The data acquired in this study was analyzed in two phases. In the first phase, the quantitative data is collected and analyzed; and, in the second one "Descriptive Analysis Solving Technique" related to qualitative data is used. At the end of the study a significant difference between the experimental group which was exposed to the multimedia utilization and control group which was exposed to ordinary lesson process was found, and there occurred a significant increase in the attitude of the experimental group towards the history lesson. The result of practise of multimedia in the history lesson was acquired. (Contains 9 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Attitude Scale