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Aktepe, Zeynep Tuba; Yildiz, Ali – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of the study is to explore the effect of writing to learn activities including letter, summary, and poster on academic achievement in the fourth grade science course called introduction to matter unit. The study was carried out via pre-test post-test control group design, one of the quasi experimental research designs. The achievement…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Scientific Concepts, Retention (Psychology)
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Pinar, Emine; Yildiz, Ali – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of journal writing, which is one of the "writing to learn" activities, on students' academic achievement, learning retention, and attitudes towards science in the elementary school fourth grade science course unit called "Illumination and Sound Technologies".…
Descriptors: Journal Writing, Student Journals, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Activities
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Kilickaya, Ferit – Online Submission, 2019
Much has been written about the influence of various factors that affect learners' retention of course contents in various contexts and at various levels. However, few studies have focused on the factors that may both affect and indicate the organization of materials or contents presented to learners. This study aims to determine the effects of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, Grammar, English (Second Language)
Kosar, Gülten; Bedir, Hasan – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims at investigating the impact of brain-based learning on the retention of English language knowledge amongst young adult learners. The participants were subjected to an intervention in brain-based learning principles for approximately four and a half months. The results of the proficiency exams administered at the beginning of and…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Teaching Methods, Educational Principles, Retention (Psychology)
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Kiliçkaya, Ferit – Online Submission, 2018
Cloze procedure is a technique generally used to assess learners' reading comprehension by deleting words based on a criterion. Learners are then asked to supply the omitted words to complete the sentences as they read the text, guessing the words that may be inserted based on the context. Cloze procedure can also be used to assess, recycle, and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
Rusçuklu, Pinar; Özer, Dilek Zeren – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study is to find out the effects of teaching the unit "Granular Structure of Substances" using a four-stage life-based teaching model on students' academic achievement and the retention of learning. The study employed a pretest-posttest randomized control group design. It surveyed a total of 52 6th-grade students…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Instructional Effectiveness, Retention (Psychology), Middle School Students
Chang, Sau Hou – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of test trial and processing level on immediate and delayed retention. A 2 × 2 × 2 mixed ANOVAs was used with two between-subject factors of test trial (single test, repeated test) and processing level (shallow, deep), and one within-subject factor of final recall (immediate,…
Descriptors: College Students, Retention (Psychology), Cognitive Processes, Correlation
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Akin, Sinan; Kilinc, Fatih; Soyleyici, Z. Senem; Gocmen, Nermin – Online Submission, 2017
Background: The most common problems in individuals with autistic spectrum disorders are eye contact, being able to follow objects for a long time and lack of attention. Sports activities are known to prevent the negative symptoms of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The Badminton sports branch has a positive effect on the individual's object control,…
Descriptors: Racquet Sports, Exercise, Children, Autism
Ördem, Eser; Paker, Turan – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether teaching vocabulary via collocations would contribute to retention and use of foreign language, English. A quasi-experimental design was formed to see whether there would be a significant difference between the treatment and control groups. Three instruments developed were conducted to 60…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Pekdogan, Serpil – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of Story-Based Social Skills Training Program on the social skill development of 5-6 year-old children. In the study, the pre-test/post-test and retention test experimental design with a control group was used. 5-6 year-old 60 (30 experimental, 30 control) preschool children participated in the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Story Telling, Interpersonal Competence, Skill Development
Solak, Ekrem; Cakir, Recep – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this study was to inform about some of the current applications and literature on Augmented Reality (AR) technology in education and to present experimental data about the effectiveness of AR application in a language classroom at the elementary level in Turkey. The research design of the study was quasi-experimental. Sixty-one 5th…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Computer Simulation
Hardiman, Mariale M. – Online Submission, 2016
This paper explores the political and social forces that have led to the well-documented narrowing of the curriculum, squeezing out arts programming in schools. While not intended to be an exhaustive literature review, this work highlights important findings that correlate arts learning with biological changes as well as cognitive and academic…
Descriptors: Art Education, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Politics of Education
Ghoneim, Nahed Mohammed Mahmoud; Elghotmy, Heba Elsayed Abdelsalam – Online Submission, 2016
Vocabulary has always been one of the significant issues that affect the English language learning and teaching. The current study aims to improve primary stage pupils' EFL vocabulary learning and retention skills through using mnemonics. Sixty four 6th grade primary school pupils were randomly assigned into experimental and control groups. The…
Descriptors: Mnemonics, Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies, Memory
Yildiz, Ali – Online Submission, 2016
This study was conducted to investigate how to teach velocity and speed effectively, with which activities and examples. Although they are different quantities, they are generally used in the same meaning. Study data and the quantities discussed were obtained from the examination of documents such as scientific articles and books about the…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Motion, Teaching Methods
Gurbuz, Ramazan; Birgin, Osman; Catlioglu, Hakan – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of activities based on the Multiple Intelligence Theory (MIT) of seventh grade students' conceptual learning and their retention in two consecutive subjects, namely "The Circumference and the Area of a Circle" and "The Surface Area of the Vertical Cylinder". The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Multiple Intelligences
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