Education Essay

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Available online at www.sciencedirect.com Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 15 (2011) 346–350 www.elsevier.com/locate/procedia WCES 2011 The effect of multiple media instruction in improving students’ science process skill and achievement Rian Vebriantoa, Kamisah Osmanb1 a Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia b Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia Abstract Teaching using media is one of the most important components in the teaching and learning process. This research was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of various constructive teaching media in the science teaching and learning process to improve the student’s science process skills (SPS) and science achievement in the Siak Sri Inderapura Secondary School, Riau Indonesia. Four modules were developed and eight multimedia teaching were carried out. This research employed quasiexperiment method with “non equivalent control group” design. Two treatment groups and one control group were involved in this research. The first treatment group used ICT module while the second treatment group used environmental module. The control group on the other hand used conventional teaching approaches. The study was conducted on 96 students in Siak Sri Inderapura Secondary School in Riau, Indonesia. The instruments used were Science Process Skills Test and Science Achievement Test. Data were analyzed descriptively, which later followed by subsequent inferential analysis using ANOVA and MANOVA test. The findings revealed that there were significant differences on the knowledge of SPS and Science achievement between students who underwent the ICT and environmental modules with the students who underwent conventional teaching strategies. Based on the findings, it can be concluded that the teaching and learning process using various constructive teaching media

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