Enhancing Cognitive Development in Learning Chemical Symbol and Periodicity through Instructional Game

International Journal of Asian Education

View Publication Info
 
 
Field Value
 
Title Enhancing Cognitive Development in Learning Chemical Symbol and Periodicity through Instructional Game
 
Creator Aliyu, Hassan
Raman, Yasheni
Talib, Corrienna Abdul
 
Subject The instructional game
Cognitive development
Chemistry
 
Description A digital instructional game with embedded multimedia was believed not limited to allowing the learner to visualize chemistry concepts while playing but enable them to collect relevant information that connects the understanding of the other. The subject was described as a core science area with multiple macroscopic, submicroscopic, and symbolic representations. Thus, the study intended to investigate the effectiveness of the instructional game in enhancing students' cognitive development in learning chemical symbols and periodicity of elements. An instructional tool called "Symperiod Board Game) The study was designed and developed, containing 20 test items distributed in three different levels in order of complexity from simple to complex. The between-group experimental research design was adopted for this study in which 20 Form IV students distributed into four groups was selected. The alpha value 0.830 of the Pearson correlation coefficient determines the strength of the instrument's reliability, hence used for data collection. The data obtained were analyzed using descriptive statistics, and the results indicated that the cognitive development of the respondents' increases as students play the instructional game from level 1 to 3. Thus, the study reveals that a learner cannot understand a concept if he/she does not first remember it; similarly, he/she cannot apply knowledge and concepts if he/she does not understand them. It is imperative to conclude that the poor performance of students in chemistry can be associated with the quality of instruction provided by the teacher during classroom instructions.
 
Publisher Research and Education Development (READ) Institute
 
Date 2021-08-09
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/115
10.46966/ijae.v2i3.115
 
Source International Journal of Asian Education; Vol. 2 No. 3 (2021): IJAE Vol. 02, No. 3, September 2021; 285-295
2722-8592
2723-746X
10.46966/ijae.v2i3
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/115/115
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Hassan Aliyu
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

Contact Us

The PKP Index is an initiative of the Public Knowledge Project.

For PKP Publishing Services please use the PKP|PS contact form.

For support with PKP software we encourage users to consult our wiki for documentation and search our support forums.

For any other correspondence feel free to contact us using the PKP contact form.

Find Us

Twitter

Copyright © 2015-2018 Simon Fraser University Library