THE EFFECT OF USE CONCEPT CARTOONS ATTITUDES OF FIRST GRADE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS TOWARDS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COURSE


KAPTAN F., Izgi U.

5th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Rome, Italy, 5 - 08 February 2013, vol.116, pp.2307-2311 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 116
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.564
  • City: Rome
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.2307-2311

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to specify the effect of the use of concept cartoons in teaching science and technology in the First Grade of Elementary Education attitudes of elementary students towards the science and technology course. Pre-test and post-test, and a quasi-experimental design without control group were utilized in study. The research was conducted with the fourth and fifth graders in the AytenSabanDiri and UlubatliHasan elementary schools (76 students) located in the Ankara province in spring term of the 2009-2010 academic year. study, has15-item 5 point likert "Attitude Scale for Science" prepared by Geban et al., (1994) was used as pre-test and post-test. At the end of the study a significant difference was determined in favor of post-test scores between pre-test and post-test scores of the attitude of elementary education students towards the science course. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.