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JCMH 2018, 5(2): 185-194 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Teaching Method Based on Constructionism Approach on Student's Creativity
Abbas Shahvali , Reza Pasha * , Saeed Bakhtiarpour , Behnam Makvandi , Alireza Heidari
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanity Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz Branch, Ahvaz, Iran
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Background and Purpose: Teacher and school are one of the important factors in the development of students' creativity. Regarding the importance of teaching method in students' creativity, the purpose of this study was to investigate The Effect of Teaching Method Based on Constructionism Approach on Student's Creativity.
Method: The research method is a semi-experimental design with pretest-posttest and control group. The statistical population consisted of all sixth grade male students in Dezful city, 48 of whom were selected by multi-stage cluster sampling and randomly assigned to control and experimental groups. From both groups, the form A of the Torrance creativity test (1988) was carried out in the pretest and post-test phases, and then the Method Based on Constructionism Approach in the experimental group and the traditional (teacher-centered) teaching method in the control group for all the courses. Data were analyzed using one-way covariance analysis.
Results: The results showed that the use of method based on constructionism approach increased the creativity of the students in the experimental group compared with the traditional teaching group (teacher-centered) (p <0.001).
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, teaching method based on constructionism approach by activating students in the process of education can be used as one of the main methods for increasing creativity.
Keywords: Constructivism, creativity, education, students
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/02/20 | Accepted: 2018/06/2 | Published: 2018/10/3
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Shahvali A, Pasha R, Bakhtiarpour S, Makvandi B, Heidari A. The Effect of Teaching Method Based on Constructionism Approach on Student's Creativity. JCMH. 2018; 5 (2) :185-194
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Volume 5, Issue 2 (Vol5 No2 Summer 2018 - 2018) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه سلامت روان کودک Quarterly Journal of Child Mental Health
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