The Effect of 7E Learning Model on Conceptual Understandings of Prospective Science Teachers on 'de Broglie Matter Waves' Subject

Meryem Gorecek Baybars, Huseyin Kucukozer


APA 6th edition
Baybars, M.G., & Kucukozer, H. (2018). The Effect of 7E Learning Model on Conceptual Understandings of Prospective Science Teachers on 'de Broglie Matter Waves' Subject. European Journal of Educational Research, 7(2), 387-395. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.7.2.387

Harvard
Baybars M.G., and Kucukozer H. 2018 'The Effect of 7E Learning Model on Conceptual Understandings of Prospective Science Teachers on 'de Broglie Matter Waves' Subject', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 387-395. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.7.2.387

Chicago 16th edition
Baybars, Meryem Gorecek and Kucukozer, Huseyin . "The Effect of 7E Learning Model on Conceptual Understandings of Prospective Science Teachers on 'de Broglie Matter Waves' Subject". (2018)European Journal of Educational Research 7, no. 2(2018): 387-395. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.7.2.387

Abstract

The object of this study is to determine the conceptual understanding that prospective Science teachers have relating "de Broglie: Matter waves" and to investigate the effect of the instruction performed, on the conceptual understanding. This study was performed at a state university located in the western part of Turkey, with the Faculty of Education-Science Teaching students (2nd year / 48 individual) in the academic year of 2010-2011. The study was planned as a single group pretest-posttest design. A two-step question was used in the study, prior to and after the instruction. Lessons were conducted using the 7E learning model in the instruction process. When all these results are evaluated, it can be said that the conceptual understanding of the prospective teachers regarding "de Broglie; matter waves" has been taken place. In general, when all the sections are examined, it has been observed that the prospective teachers have more alternative concepts prior to the instruction and more scientific concepts after the instruction.  In this process, besides instruction, the prospective teachers have not taken any place in a different application regarding the basic concepts of quantum physics. Therefore, it has been determined that the 7E learning model used in the research and the activities included in the 7E learning model are effective in conceptual understanding.

Keywords: 7E learning model, matter waves, conceptual understanding.


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