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Original article | TAY Journal 2023, Vol. 7(4) 684-705

Investigation of the Effects of Augmented Reality Applications on the Astronomy Literacy Levels of Secondary School Students

Esra Benli Özdemir

pp. 684 - 705   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2023.610.01   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2023.044

Published online: October 30, 2023  |   Number of Views: 20  |  Number of Download: 202


Abstract

In this study, it is aimed to determine the astronomy literacy levels of the seventh and eighth grade secondary school students and to investigate the effect of augmented reality [AR] applications on the astronomy literacy levels of the students. The research is a quantitative study and a quasi-experimental method was used. The study group consists of a total of 95 seventh and eighth grade students (n7th grade = 46 and n8th grade = 49) studying in a secondary school in the central district of Ankara in the spring semester of the 2021-2022 academic year. The students of the study group of the research were selected by using convenient sampling method. Two experiments and two control groups were used in the study. The data of the research were obtained with the astronomy literacy scale before and after the application. In practice, the lessons were taught within the framework of basic astronomy concepts, with augmented reality applications in the experimental groups, and with the activities suggested in the textbooks in line with the achievements specified in the curriculum in the control groups. As a result of the analysis of the data, it was noted that the students' astronomy literacy levels were low before the application. After the application, the astronomy literacy levels of the experimental group students were high; it was seen that the control group students reached the intermediate level. It was determined that augmented reality [AR] applications positively affected the astronomy literacy levels of the experimental group students.

Keywords: Astronomy literacy, augmented reality, middle school students


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APA 6th edition
Ozdemir, E.B. (2023). Investigation of the Effects of Augmented Reality Applications on the Astronomy Literacy Levels of Secondary School Students . TAY Journal, 7(4), 684-705. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2023.610.01

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Ozdemir, E. (2023). Investigation of the Effects of Augmented Reality Applications on the Astronomy Literacy Levels of Secondary School Students . TAY Journal, 7(4), pp. 684-705.

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Ozdemir, Esra Benli (2023). "Investigation of the Effects of Augmented Reality Applications on the Astronomy Literacy Levels of Secondary School Students ". TAY Journal 7 (4):684-705. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2023.610.01.

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