THE EFFECTS OF CLICKER-AIDED FLIPPED CLASSROOM MODEL ON LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT, PHYSICS ANXIETY AND STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS

  • Gülsüm Aşıksoy
  • Yasemin Sorakin

Abstract

Similar to all stages of education, the use of the flipped classroom model continues to become more widespread in higher education. The aim of this study is to examine the effects of flipped classroom model on learning achievement and students’ anxiety towards their courses. The true experimental design was used in this study. The study was conducted with the participation of 61 undergraduate students taking the physics course. In the in-class component of the flipped classroom model, while the student response system was used with the experimental group, it was excluded during the study conducted on the control group students. Several data were collected from the physics achievement test, the physics anxiety questionnaire, and semi-structured interviews. The gathered data were analyzed in accordance with whether the student response system was utilized in the in-class component of the flipped classroom model. The results have shown that, in comparison to the control group students, the learning achievement of the experimental group students had increased and that their anxiety had decreased significantly. Furthermore, it has been determined that the experimental group students had a positive perception of student response system’s utilization in class. This study may provide aid for lecturers in integrating the student response system to the flipped classroom model.Keywords: flipped classroom, student response system, learning achievement, anxiety,

Author Biography

Gülsüm Aşıksoy
Assistant professor in the Department of Educational Technology at Near East University.

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Published
2018-04-11
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