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ERIC Number: EJ952266
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0094-1956
Effects of Near-to-Far Principle and Other Factors on Learning and Teaching Some Geography Subjects in the Social Studies Course
Kayali, Hulya
Journal of Instructional Psychology, v36 n2 p175-182 Jun 2009
The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of near-to-far principle and other factors effective on students' achievement on learning and teaching the subjects of Marmara and Aegean Regions in the 7th Grade Social Studies course at the primary education schools. For this purpose, total of 208 (92 female and 116 male) 7th grade students, who studied at total of six primary education schools in Kutahya and Istanbul provinces and were selected using the survey method, were given a questionnaire and an achievement test, and their teachers were given a questionnaire. At the end of the study, it was determined that students learn better the region they live in, and that students' studying methods, their attitude toward the course, as well as the methods and techniques and tools and materials teachers use while teaching regions were effective on students' achievement.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 7; Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey