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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2016, Vol. 12(1) 13-20

The Effects of Using Animations on Sixth Grade Students’ Academic Success in Turkish Grammar Learning

Mesut Gün

pp. 13 - 20   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2016.014

Published online: February 01, 2016  |   Number of Views: 333  |  Number of Download: 209


Abstract

The purpose of this empirical study is to determine how and to what extent the use of animations impacts auditory acquisition, one of the key learning fields in 6th grade grammar, as measured by students’ academic success and completion rates. By using a pre-test and post-test design, this emrical study randomly divided a group of Turkish 6th graders into an experimental and a control group, who were taught the same standard lessons (as set forth in the Turkish annual lesson plan) by the same teacher for a period of 10 weeks. In addition to the standard lessons, the experimental group was also shown animations. The results revealed that phonetics performance improved for both the experimental and the control group, but that the group who had been shown the animations improved much more than the group who had been instructed via traditional methods only.

Keywords: Animation, grammar, teaching


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Gun, M. (2016). The Effects of Using Animations on Sixth Grade Students’ Academic Success in Turkish Grammar Learning. International Journal of Progressive Education, 12(1), 13-20.

Harvard
Gun, M. (2016). The Effects of Using Animations on Sixth Grade Students’ Academic Success in Turkish Grammar Learning. International Journal of Progressive Education, 12(1), pp. 13-20.

Chicago 16th edition
Gun, Mesut (2016). "The Effects of Using Animations on Sixth Grade Students’ Academic Success in Turkish Grammar Learning". International Journal of Progressive Education 12 (1):13-20.

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