Development of an Achievement Test for the “Seasons and Climate” Unit of the Eighth Grade Science Course in Secondary School


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https://doi.org/10.52380/ijcer.2023.10.4.501

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Achievement test, Science education, Seasons and climate, Test development

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Bu çalışmanın amacı, ortaokul sekizinci sınıf öğrencilerinin fen bilimleri dersi “Mevsimler ve İklim” ünitesindeki başarılarını ölçmek için geçerli ve güvenilir bir başarı testi geliştirmektir. Araştırma tarama modeli ile gerçekleştirilmiştir. Çalışma grubunu 2020-2021 eğitim-öğretim yılında Türkiye'nin çeşitli şehirlerinde öğrenim gören 298 sekizinci sınıf öğrencisi oluşturmaktadır. Hazırlanan soruların kapsam geçerliği belirtke tablosu ile incelenmiştir. Ön pilot çalışmasından elde edilen verilerle madde analizleri yapılarak 25 soruluk başarı testi elde edilmiştir. Bu testin pilot çalışmasının ardından testin güvenirlik analizi yapılmış ve KR-20 iç tutarlılık katsayısı 0,88; KR-21 iç tutarlılık katsayısı 0,86 olarak belirlenmiştir. Ek olarak, testin ortalama madde güçlük indeksi 0.61 iken, ortalama ayırt edicilik indeksi 0.50 olarak hesaplanmıştır. Sonuç olarak ortaokul sekizinci sınıf 2018 fen bilimleri öğretim programı “Mevsimler ve İklim” ünitesinin üstbilişsel kazanımları için geçerli ve güvenilir bir başarı testi elde edilmiştir. Bu çalışmada izlenen şekilde, araştırmacılar farklı konular için üstbilişsel kazanımları ölçen çoktan seçmeli başarı testleri geliştirebilirler.

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2023-12-28

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Yurtyapan, E., & Çirkinoğlu Şekercioğlu, A. G. (2023). Development of an Achievement Test for the “Seasons and Climate” Unit of the Eighth Grade Science Course in Secondary School. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 10(4), 893–916. https://doi.org/10.52380/ijcer.2023.10.4.501

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