The effects of using an Electronic Interactive Whiteboard in Developing students

Adel Mohammed AlAdl , Abdelrahman Mohamed Ahmed Elhaj

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The aim of this study was to identify the effects of the use of an interactive whiteboard on the development of
the students’ attitude towards study, cognitive motivation, and academic achievement in the eighth grade in basic
education in the Sultanate of Oman. The attitude towards study, cognitive motivation and academic achievement
scales was applied to a sample of (176) students from two basic education schools in one area. 86 students were
chosen from school one as an experimental group and they used the electronic interactive board in teaching, and
90 students were chosen from school two as a control group using conventional way. Results showed statistically
significant differences between the students in the two groups in the attitude towards study, cognitive motivation
and its dimensions (motivation to acquire knowledge, the risk of acquiring knowledge and employment of
knowledge), and academic achievement in favor to the students using the interactive whiteboard. The researchers
recommended the use of interactive whiteboard technology in all schools, and training teachers to integrate it in
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124
Number of pages129
JournalJournal of Education and Practice
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2019

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