Student teachers’ Achievement in Science in the Light of some Variables

Mohammed Rashed AI-Shargi

Abstract


This study aimed at determining the science achievement level of Teachers Colleges' students & its relation to the GPA, the General Secondary School grade, the College & the academic level. To achieve this purpose, an achievement test of 60 items was developed & administered to a sample of 529 college students. The study results were as follows:
1. Students’ achievement in science subjects was low.
2. There were statistically significant differences between colleges in the overall test mean scores & the Biology Test mean scores in favor of AI-Baha Teachers College.
3. There were statistically significant differences between colleges in the Chemistry Test mean scores in favor of Tabuk Teachers College.
4. There was a positive correlation between students' secondary school grade, the overall test score & sub-test scores in Chemistry, Physics &Biology.
5. There was a positive correlation between students' College GPA, overall test score 8: the Biology test score.
6. There were statistically significant differences at level (0.05) between grades in the Biology test mean scores in favor of grade eight students. The researcher made some recommendations aimed at upgrading the achievement level of science students at Teachers Colleges.


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Psychological Studies

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/jeps.vol3iss1pp75-96

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