EFFECT OF COLLABORATIVE CONCEPT MAPPING STRATEGY ON ACHIEVEMENT IN ECONOMICS OF IX GRADERS
Keywords:Collaborative concept mapping strategy, experimental group, controlled group, achievement in Economics
The Study was intended to investigate the effect of teaching through collaborative concept mapping strategy on the achievement in Economics. Sample of the study consisted of 600 (300 experimental group and 300 controlled group) IX class students from two Government secondary schools of Moga district of Punjab, India. Experimental group was exposed to collaborative concept mapping strategy and the controlled group was exposed to conventional method (lecture and discussion). Mixed Type Group Test of Intelligence (MGTI) (2012) by Mehrotra was used to match the groups. Achievement test in Economics (developed and standardized by the investigator) was used as tool for data collection. The results of the study showed that achievement in Economics of the group exposed to collaborative concept mapping strategy was significantly more as compared to group taught by conventional method.
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