Effect of different conceptual change pedagogies embedded within 5E model on grade 6 students' alternative conceptions of 'heat transfer'


Nas S. E. , Calik M. , Cepni S.

ENERGY EDUCATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PART B-SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, cilt.4, ss.177-186, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 4 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: ENERGY EDUCATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PART B-SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.177-186

Özet

The aim of this study was to determine effect of different conceptual change pedagogies embedded within 5E model on grade 6 students' alternative conceptions of 'Heat Transfer'. Within a pretest-posttest experimental research design, this study was conducted with 27 grade 6 students. In collecting data, a questionnaire with 6 two-tier items was employed. This questionnaire was administered as a pre test before the teaching intervention. After the intervention, the questionnaire was re-administered as a post test. Results of Wilcoxon signed rank test showed that using different conceptual change pedagogies embedded within 5E model was meaningfully effective in remedying the grade 6 students' alternative conceptions of heat transfer (z=4.54, p<.05). Some suggestions were made for further researches.

The aim of this study was to determine effect of different conceptual change pedagogies embedded within 5E model on grade 6 students' alternative conceptions of 'Heat Transfer'. Within a pretest-posttest experimental research design, this study was conducted with 27 grade 6 students. In collecting data, a questionnaire with 6 two-tier items was employed. This questionnaire was administered as a pre test before the teaching intervention. After the intervention, the questionnaire was re-administered as a post test. Results of Wilcoxon signed rank test showed that using different conceptual change pedagogies embedded within 5E model was meaningfully effective in remedying the grade 6 students' alternative conceptions of heat transfer (z=4.54, p<.05). Some suggestions were made for further researches.