Effects of Motion Picture on Developing Spatial Visualization Ability of Fifth Graders in Qatar

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Effects of Motion Picture on Developing Spatial Visualization Ability of Fifth Graders in Qatar

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dc.contributor.author Al Nouami, Nagah M. [مصطفى عبد الخالق محمد] en_US
dc.contributor.author Mohamed, Moustaf A. [نجاح محمد النعيمي] en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T13:10:18Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T13:10:18Z
dc.date.issued 1992 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Journal of the E. R. C., 1992, Vol. 1, No. 2, Pages 9-37. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/8130
dc.description.abstract The spatial abilities literature is reviewed. Psychometric studies indicate two Spatial factors : Visualiztion and Orientation. Perdictive studies argue for social, enviornmental, and sex differences, revealing sources of variation such as genetic and hormonal with special emphasis on age. Consequently, trainging studies (direct and indirect) reported the visual-spatial skills being developed through the utiliza¬tion of proper techinques including motion picture and the like media such as tele¬vision and video. This study based on a sample of 120 fifth grade subjects, examined training by visual cueing method via ten video programs displaying animated geometrical fig¬ures, on developing spatial visualization abilitiy, and also examined interaction of gender with trainimg method. The purpose was to compare the realtive effectiveness of the ten video pro-garams with traditional mathematics teaching, therefore, subjects chosen ran¬domly were assigned four groups : 1- experimental males, 2 - experimental females (trained by video), 3 - control males, and 4 - cntrol females (trained by traditional mathematic teaching). Prior to the experiment , two teacher training sessions on teaching "geometical and architectural conceptes" using the ten video programs were presented by the researchers. Test of Spatial relations was administered to students before and after the training period (five weeks). Through Analysis of Covariance, statisically significant differences on posttest scores were found among subjects trained by the video programs. There was no statistically significant differences between the two genders, however, there was statistically significant interaction between subjects' gender and training methods favoring male subjects. In the final analysis, the study recommended some related research topics such as : 1 - transformation of spatial ability training to various perceptual and cognitive tasks, 2 - interaction of different training models with different spatial ability levels, 3 - hormonal influences at the beginning of the teen-age period on spatial ability, and 4 - interaction of individual differences in visual learning with spatial ability. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Educational Technology en_US
dc.subject تكنولوجيا التعليم ar
dc.title Effects of Motion Picture on Developing Spatial Visualization Ability of Fifth Graders in Qatar en_US
dc.title.alternative أثر استخدام الصور المتحركة في تنمية مهارة إدارك العلاقات المكانية عند تلاميذ الصف الخامس الإبتدائي في دولة قطر ar
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 9-37 en_US
dc.identifier.issue 2 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 1 en_US

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