A case study on argumentation based teaching
This qualitative single holistic case study is the analysis of students’ views and experiences during the argumentation based teaching process which can potentially provide insights on developing further argumentation based teaching designs. The participants of this study were fourteen students at 11th grade at a state school in the Marmara Region. The data were gathered through semi-structured interview form and teaching journal. In this study, it was determined that the opinions of participants about argumentation based teaching were generally positive. They mainly described argumentation based learning as fun and effective and that it enabled them to learn without having to memorize. On the other hand, the inadequacey of the duration of the lessons and some conflicts among the students have been noted as the negative aspects by the participants.This qualitative single holistic case study is the analysis of students’ views and experiences during the argumentation based teaching process which can potentially provide insights on developing further argumentation based teaching designs. The participants of this study were fourteen students at 11th grade at a state school in the Marmara Region. The data were gathered through semi-structured interview form and teaching journal. In this study, it was determined that the opinions of participants about argumentation based teaching were generally positive. They mainly described argumentation based learning as fun and effective and that it enabled them to learn without having to memorize. On the other hand, the inadequacey of the duration of the lessons and some conflicts among the students have been noted as the negative aspects by the participants.
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