The Effect of Creative Drama on Student Achievement in The Course of Information Technologies

Müzeyyen Bulut Özek

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of creative drama on student achievement in the Information Technologies course. The study was carried out for the unit “Tomorrow’s Technology” which is the first unit of Information Technologies course. For this study, 89 sixth grade students were selected from primary school in academic year of 2012-2013. The pre- and post-test control group research model was used in this study. The experimental and control group randomly formed. Students were randomized to three groups: experimental 1 group (28 students), experimental 2 group (30 students) and control group (31 students). In experimental 1 group, course were lectured using creative drama method. In experimental 2 group, course were lectured with computer based, the course were lectured by using only the Information Technologies course curriculum in control group. An achievement test used to collect data were developed by the researcher. According to the result of the study, it was seen that using Creative Drama in Information Technologies Course created a positive effect on students’ achievement. Considering these result, some suggestions were presented.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v4i6.1370

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