International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies

Volume 4 - Issue 1 (2) | PP: 22 - 41 Language : العربية
DOI : https://doi.org/DOI:10.31559/EPS2018.4.1.2
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The Effect of Scaffolding Instructions in Correcting the Alternative Conceptions among 9th Grade Female Students in the Sultanate of Oman

Wifaq K. Alsaidi ,
Abdullah K. Ambusaidi
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
20/6/2018 30/6/2018 5/7/2018 15/8/2018
Abstract
The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of the scaffolding instructions in correcting the alternative conceptions among 9th grade female students in Sultanate of Oman. The study used semiexperimental approach. It consisted of 62 female students of 9th grade in North ALBatinh Governorate/ Sultanate of Oman. The sample of the study was divided into two groups experimental group (n = 33 students) taught the electrical concepts by using scaffolding instructions and a control group (n =29 students) which was taught by conventional method. To achieve the study aim, the researchers designed teaching manual in how to use scaffolding instruction to teach the experimental group. In addition, a student manual and electronic profile containing PowerPoint presentations and videos were prepared and used. The validity of teaching manual was checked by competence specialists. An identification of the alternative conceptions test was designed. Both the validity and reliability (0.84) of the test were checked. The findings of the study showed that there were reduced in alternative conceptions in electrical concepts in experimental group compared to control group.


How To Cite This Article
Alsaidi , W. K.& Ambusaidi , A. K. (2018). The Effect of Scaffolding Instructions in Correcting the Alternative Conceptions among 9th Grade Female Students in the Sultanate of Oman . International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies, 4 (1), 22-41, https://doi.org/DOI:10.31559/EPS2018.4.1.2

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