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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2020, Vol. 15(3) 249-266

Investigation of the Effects of a Peer-Led Team Learning Instructional Model (PLTL) in Teaching the Simple Electrical Circuits Subject on the Seven Principles for Good Practice

Fulya Zorlu & Yusuf Zorlu

pp. 249 - 266   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1911-13-0002.R2

Published online: September 24, 2020  |   Number of Views: 171  |  Number of Download: 623


The aim of this study was investigated the effects of applying a Peer-Led Team Learning Instructional Model (PLTL) to the prospective primary school teachers in teaching the simple electrical circuits subject on the seven principles for good practice. This study used the three-group Solomon Experimental Design. The study participants were sophomore level prospective teachers from the Department of Primary School Teaching at a state university. The control group (CG) was applied close-ended experimental method, while the experimental groups (EG1 and EG2) was applied the PLTL. The data collection tool of the study was used “Seven Principles Opinion Scale for Good Practice” (SPOS) developed by Bishoff (2010). The SPOS was used for the pre-test of EG1 and CG, and for the post-test of EG1, EG2 and CG. Accordingly to the post-test, The experimental groups applying the PLTL were better than the control group in the “Encouraging Student-Faculty Contact”, “Encouraging Cooperation among Students”, “Respecting Diverse Talents/Ways of Learning”, “Encouraging Active Learning”, and “Giving Prompt Feedback” principles. The PLTL is effective in attaining the objectives of the seven principles for good practice. It is recommended that further studies on PLTL should be conducted in order to contribute to the relevant literature by investigating the teaching experience that leaders gain in applying the principles necessary for a good education.

Keywords: Peer-Led Team Learning Instructional Model, Seven Principles For Good Practice, Science Education, Simple Electrical Circuits Subject

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APA 6th edition
Zorlu, F. & Zorlu, Y. (2020). Investigation of the Effects of a Peer-Led Team Learning Instructional Model (PLTL) in Teaching the Simple Electrical Circuits Subject on the Seven Principles for Good Practice . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(3), 249-266. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.270.12

Zorlu, F. and Zorlu, Y. (2020). Investigation of the Effects of a Peer-Led Team Learning Instructional Model (PLTL) in Teaching the Simple Electrical Circuits Subject on the Seven Principles for Good Practice . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(3), pp. 249-266.

Chicago 16th edition
Zorlu, Fulya and Yusuf Zorlu (2020). "Investigation of the Effects of a Peer-Led Team Learning Instructional Model (PLTL) in Teaching the Simple Electrical Circuits Subject on the Seven Principles for Good Practice ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 15 (3):249-266. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.270.12.

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