A Study on Application of Reflective Thinking-Based Laboratory Report in General Physics Experiment

일반물리실험에서 반성적 사고를 강조한 실험보고서 적용 가능성 탐색

  • Received : 2016.10.11
  • Accepted : 2016.12.15
  • Published : 2016.12.30


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of reflective thinking-based laboratory report on learners' metacognition and inquiry skills. In a general physics experiment class consisting of 11 experiments, 20 college students used reflective thinking-based laboratory report, and then the changes of their metacognition and inquiry skills were compared with those of who used general laboratory report. The opinions of students used reflective thinking-based laboratory report were surveyed. The results showed that their metacognitions were increased more than those of comparison group that used common experiment report. Their inquiry skills also were increased as much as comparison group's. According to the survey results, they recognized that reflective thinking-based laboratory report helps to improve their performance, metacognitions, and inquiry skills.


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