АУТОР(И): Polona Salober, Nastja Cotič, Darjo Žuljan
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In science classes, experiential work with concrete material is very important. Lessons may be enriched by integrating information and communication technology (ICT) which contributes to increased motivation, as well as better knowledge and satisfaction of students. The aim of the study was to find whether students in these times prefer science lessons in the classroom with practical activities or by using the computer, and to find possible differences in opinions of children from rural versus urban environment. The research included
125 Slovenian primary school students (9-10 years old), who answered a questionnaire. The results showed that students still prefer experiential learning, performing experiments, science days and operating with real objects in comparison to using the computers (film, games, etc.). An important finding is that students prefer learning in the classroom with their classmates rather than distance learning with the help of a computer.
experiential learning, information and communication technology, student’s view, science lessons.
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