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ERIC Number: EJ959334
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1609-4913
The Effectiveness of Using Student and Teacher Centered Analogies on the Development of the Students' Cognitive and Affective Skills
Kilic, Oznur; Topsakal, Unsal Umdu
Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, v12 n2 Article 11 Dec 2011
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of teacher-centered and student-centered analogies on student academic achievement, conceptual understanding and attitude, concerning the topic of the circulatory system in a science and technology lesson. A quasi-experimental design was used. The sample consists of 49 sixth grade students in Turkey. The result is that both groups of students showed a significant difference comparing pre-test and post-test results in terms of academic achievement, conceptual understanding and attitude toward science course. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 6
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey