Effect of Simulated Learning on Students’ Academic Achievement in Science at Elementary Level

Authors

  • Lubna Quddus Warsi Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4126-3758
  • Muhammad Asghar M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Rabia Naseer M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55737/qjss.359456387

Keywords:

Simulation, Technology, Academic Achievement, Science, Elementary Level

Abstract

This study was conducted to find out the Effect of Simulated Learning on Students’ Academic Achievement in Science at the Elementary Level. Simulated learning as an innovative method has gained considerable attention nowadays. It involves using technology and virtual environments to replicate real-life scenarios or experiences for educational purposes. The major objectives of the study were to analyze teachers' perceptions of simulated learning and to study the challenges teachers face when using simulated learning in their instruction. The researcher used a descriptive survey design. All the male and female elementary science teachers from the Muzaffargrh and Layyah districts were considered part of the study population. The study sample was comprised of 303 elementary school science teachers who were selected randomly. A 45-item questionnaire was used. The researcher used descriptive and inferential statistical techniques to analyze the collected data using SPSS. The results revealed that teachers generally expressed positive views on the use of simulated learning for the teaching of science. It was recommended that simulated learning activities be aligned with the science curriculum. Guidelines and frameworks should be formulated to facilitate the seamless integration of simulated learning into existing educational frameworks. Teachers should be supported in adapting their teaching methods to fit simulated learning environments.

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Author Biography

  • Lubna Quddus Warsi, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of ISP, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.

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2024-05-22

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Warsi, L. Q., Asghar, M., & Naseer, R. (2024). Effect of Simulated Learning on Students’ Academic Achievement in Science at Elementary Level. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 215-231. https://doi.org/10.55737/qjss.359456387

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