Effects of Teaching a Learning Psychology Course in Different Ways on the Students’ Success and Attitudes
Keywords:Flipped learning model, learning psychology course, student attitude, student-centered education, student success
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of teaching a learning psychology course in different ways on students’ academic success and attitudes towards the course. The experimental research method was used in this research. The participants were students in the second year of a psychological counseling and guidance program in a state university in Turkey. The data were collected by Learning Psychology Course Achievement Test and student letters. ANOVA, Kruskal Wallis and Wilcoxon Signed Rows test were used in the analysis. Student letters were analyzed through content analysis. In first group, the lecturer taught the class interactively each week with the presentations prepared by the researchers. In the second group, no lectures were made in this group. At the beginning of the lesson each week, students were given the outputs of the presentations and the lesson was carried out with two activities each week. In the third group, the flipped learning model was applied in this group. As a result of the study, it was concluded that the standard deviation was smaller in the group in which the flipped learning model was applied compared to the other two groups.
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