Synthesizing Mind Skills Scale: Synthesizing Mind and Academic Achievement In 7th Grade Math & Science

Mustafa Altındağ, Nuray Senemoğlu

Abstract


In this study, the relation between synthesizing mind behaviors and academic achievement levels; the difference of synthesizing mind behaviors levels in different achievement levels were investigated. The study group consisted of 208 7th grade students in three schools (59 from below average, 75 from average and 74 from above average school) located in the central district of Ankara. The data was gathered by synthesizing mind scale and math & science examinations, developed by the researchers. For data analysis; the mean, standard deviation and Pearson correlation coefficient were calculated and explanatory factor analysis, one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Scheffe Test were performed.  In the end, there were significant relations between the levels of students’ synthesizing mind behaviors and academic achievements in math & science and the significant differences between the students’ synthesizing mind behaviors in favor of above average students.


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Synthesizing Mind Skills Scale; Synthesizing Mind and Academic Achievement In 7th Grade Math & Science

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24106/kefdergi.409569

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