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Effectiveness of a Computerized Interactive Book in Developing the Visual Thinking Skills in Technology for the Fifth Grade Male Students in Gaza

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 90 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2014
Ahmad A. Abu Zaydah
Hatem Y. Abu Zaudeh

Ahmad Abu A Zaydah and Hatem Abu Y Zaudeh. Article: Effectiveness of a Computerized Interactive Book in Developing the Visual Thinking Skills in Technology for the Fifth Grade Male Students in Gaza. International Journal of Computer Applications 90(9):7-11, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ahmad A. Abu Zaydah and Hatem Y. Abu Zaudeh},
	title = {Article: Effectiveness of a Computerized Interactive Book in Developing the Visual Thinking Skills in Technology for the Fifth Grade Male Students in Gaza},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {90},
	number = {9},
	pages = {7-11},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of using the computerized interactive book in the development of visual thinking skills in Technology for the fifth grade male students in Gaza. The researchers adopted the experimental approach. The sample of the study consisted of four classes which reached 120 male students, they randomly chose two classes of them to present the experimental group with 60 male students who studied by using computerized interactive book while the traditional method was used with the control group with the rest of the students 60. The researchers ascertained the equivalence of the two groups in chronological age, general achievement, previous achievement in Technology, and results of pre-test of visual thinking skills which was prepared by the researchers. The results indicate that no significant differences were found between the experimental and control groups in the visual thinking pretest results in addition to no significant differences were found between mean scores of high achievers at the experimental and control groups in the visual thinking pretest, also there is no significant differences found between mean scores of low achievers at the experimental and control groups in the visual thinking pretest. The computerized interactive book is effective in developing the visual thinking skills.


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