The Effects of Teaching Mathematics Performed with the Help of CSCM on Conceptual Learning ()

Ramazan Gürbüz, Emrullah Erdem, Selçuk Fırat

Department of Computer Education and Instructional, Faculty of Education, Adiyaman University, Technology, Adiyaman, Turkey.

Department of Elementary Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman, Turkey.

Department of Elementary Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman,Turkey.

**DOI: **10.4236/ce.2012.37182
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Department of Computer Education and Instructional, Faculty of Education, Adiyaman University, Technology, Adiyaman, Turkey.

Department of Elementary Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman, Turkey.

Department of Elementary Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman,Turkey.

This paper explores the effect of teaching mathematics performed with the help of Computer-Supported Concept Maps (CSCM) on the conceptual learning. To achieve this end, CSCM were developed and used in the process of teaching probability subject. Within the true-experimental research method, a pre- and post-test control groups study was conducted with 39 seventh graders—20 in experimental group, and 19 in the control group. Each group was taught three times/week, 40 min/session, for 4 weeks. A 12-item instrument was used to collect data. After the teaching intervention, the same instrument was re-administered to both groups as post-test. The results suggested that students in the experimental group performed significantly better than those in the control group, in terms of conceptual learning.

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Gürbüz, R. , Erdem, E. & Fırat, S. (2012). The Effects of Teaching Mathematics Performed with the Help of CSCM on Conceptual Learning. *Creative Education, 3,* 1231-1240. doi: 10.4236/ce.2012.37182.

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