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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2022, Vol. 18(6) 140-165

Development of Argumentation-Based Material for Learning the Chemical Equilibrium and Its Micro World

Nagihan Yıldırım & Çi̇ğdem Çakmak

pp. 140 - 165   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2203-31-0001.R3

Published online: December 11, 2022  |   Number of Views: 119  |  Number of Download: 283


The aim of the study is to determine the effects of the argumentation-oriented guide material on the academic success of pre-service teachers on chemical equilibrium and their thoughts about the process. In the study, the "Technical/scientific/collaborative action research" pattern, which is one of the action research types, was used due to its compatibility with the nature of the research subject. 33 pre-service teachers studying in the first year of the Science Teaching program of a state university in the Eastern Black Sea Region participated in the research. The subject of Chemical Equilibrium with pre-service teachers was covered using 14 activities developed based on argumentation. Chemical Equilibrium Academic Achievement Test and semi-structured interview were used as data collection tools. The Chemical Equilibrium Academic Achievement Test, which was applied as a pre-posttest in the study, and were analyzed using the SPSS 21.0 statistical program. The data obtained from the interviews were analyzed through content analysis. According to the findings, it was determined that the activities prepared based on argumentation were effective in learning the chemical balance and the micro world of chemical balance. In addition, in the interviews, pre-service teachers stated that the activities used kept the students' attention alive and provided permanent and effective learning, and saved the classroom environment from boredom. The study was concluded with suggestions that activities based on argumentation could be done for different chemistry subjects and concepts, or for subjects and concepts in biology and physics.

Keywords: Development of Argumentation-Based Material for Learning the Chemical Equilibrium and Its Micro World

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APA 6th edition
Yildirim, N. & Cakmak, C. (2022). Development of Argumentation-Based Material for Learning the Chemical Equilibrium and Its Micro World . International Journal of Progressive Education, 18(6), 140-165. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2022.477.10

Yildirim, N. and Cakmak, C. (2022). Development of Argumentation-Based Material for Learning the Chemical Equilibrium and Its Micro World . International Journal of Progressive Education, 18(6), pp. 140-165.

Chicago 16th edition
Yildirim, Nagihan and Ci̇gdem Cakmak (2022). "Development of Argumentation-Based Material for Learning the Chemical Equilibrium and Its Micro World ". International Journal of Progressive Education 18 (6):140-165. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2022.477.10.

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