The concept map : a tool for learning science concepts and understanding cognitive processes of pre-service teachers - a case study

Wong,, Mary Siew Lian (1997) The concept map : a tool for learning science concepts and understanding cognitive processes of pre-service teachers - a case study. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

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Abstract

This case study focused on the concept map as a tool for learning science concepts and understanding cognitive processes of pre-service science teachers. Ninety-nine pre service science teachers from Batu Lintang Teachers's College, Kuching, participated in this study. A comparison of subjects' performance in the pre- and posttreatment achievement tests showed that subjects who were taught science concepts using concept mapping performed significantly better (p < .01) than subjects who were taught using the lecture method. The concept map was also used to gain insights into the knowledge organization of high achievers and low-achievers through quantitative content analysis of their concept maps.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2014 09:09
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2015 08:42
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/621

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