The Effectiveness of Using Active learning Strategies Based on Social Cognitive Theory in Developing Cognitive Flexibility and Academic Achievement Motivation among Students of Psychology at The University of Hail
The current study aims at identifying theeffectiveness of using some active learningstrategies in developing the Cognitive flexibilityand academic Achievement Motivation, The activelearning strategies used in the study were three:cooperative learning, discussion and dialogue,and brainstorming. The study was conducted on asample of) 65 (students of the Faculty of Educationat the University of Hail specialty psychology,enrolled in educational psychology course.Stratified random selected during the academicyear 2014- 2015 were divided into two groups:the experimental group consists of) 33 (students,and the control group consists of) 32 (students. Toachieve the purpose of this study two scales wereused, the Cognitive flexibility scale and academicAchievement motivation scale. The validity andreliability of scales were verifying inappropriateways. The study results showed that there werestatistically significant differences between theaverage performance of students in the experimentaland control groups in cognitive flexibility scale andacademic achievement motivation scale in favor ofexperimental group attributed to active learningstrategies. In light of these findings, the studyreacged a number of recommendations, includingthe need to encourage faculty members to employactive learning strategies.
Al-Irsan, Samer Rafei
"The Effectiveness of Using Active learning Strategies Based on Social Cognitive Theory in Developing Cognitive Flexibility and Academic Achievement Motivation among Students of Psychology at The University of Hail,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 5:
18, Article 11.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol5/iss18/11