The Effect of the Use of Laser Video Disc on Achievement, Attitude, and Confidence of High School Biology Students

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The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of level III video disc instruction on high school biology students. There were three areas studied: students' achievement in biology, students' attitude toward biology, and confidence. The experimental group consisted of 70 biology students. The control group also consisted of 70 biology students. The teacher of the experimental group used level in video disc instruction to teach about invertebrates, vertebrates, human systems, and plants throughout the semester. The teachers of the control group taught the same topics during the same period using the traditional lecture method and without level III ... continued below

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Garza, Federico (Federico Angel) August 1994.

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The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of level III video disc instruction on high school biology students. There were three areas studied: students' achievement in biology, students' attitude toward biology, and confidence. The experimental group consisted of 70 biology students. The control group also consisted of 70 biology students. The teacher of the experimental group used level in video disc instruction to teach about invertebrates, vertebrates, human systems, and plants throughout the semester. The teachers of the control group taught the same topics during the same period using the traditional lecture method and without level III video disc instruction. Students took the Biology Achievement Test, the Purdue Master Attitude Scale, and the Confidence in Learning Inventory before and after the treatment period. A t-test on the pretest scores of the experimental group and the control group showed no significant difference between the two groups. The experimental group also took the Technology Preference Survey after the treatment period.

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Garza, Federico (Federico Angel). The Effect of the Use of Laser Video Disc on Achievement, Attitude, and Confidence of High School Biology Students, dissertation, August 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278506/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .