THE EFFECT OF REACT STRATEGY-BASED INSTRUCTION ON 11TH GRADE STUDENTS' ATTITUDES AND MOTIVATIONS

Sergün Kaya, Şeyda Gül

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The aim of this research is to examine the effect of REACT (relating, experiencing, applying, cooperating, transferring) strategy-based instruction on 11th grade students' attitudes towards biology science and biology course and their motivation towards context-based biology. The research was used quasi-experimental method. The sample of the research consisted of 50 students attending to the 11th grade of a randomly determined public school. The 'Biology Science and Course Attitude Scale' and 'Context-Based Biology Motivation Scale' was used as data collection tools. Descriptive statistics (arithmetic mean, standard deviation etc.), independent samples t-tests and ANCOVA analysis were used in the analysis of the data. According to the findings, statistically significant differences emerged in favour of the experimental group between the pre-test and post-test scores obtained from the students' attitude and motivation scales, and these findings were interpreted as the positive effect of REACT strategy-based teaching on these variables.

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attitude; biology lecture; motivation; REACT strategy

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