Influence of visuospatial models construction and usage on college students’ academic achievement in molecular and hybridization geometries in Ghana

Authors

  • Lawrence Sarpong National Teaching Council, Accra, Ghana
  • Alexander Obiri Gyampoh Science Department, Kibi Presbyterian College of Education, Kibi, Ghana
  • Benjamin Aidoo School of Education, University of Iceland, Iceland
  • Peter Haruna St. Joseph College of Education, Bechem, Ghana
  • Mensah Kofi Science Department, Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong, Ghana

Keywords:

Computer-Assisted Instruction, Achievement, Traditional Method, Hybridization.

Abstract

This action research study examines the visual-spatial model’s effects on science students’ performance in molecular and hybridization geometries. Although the diagnostic test revealed both groups showed similar conceptual abilities and challenges, the studies’ outcome showed that the visuospatial model’s approach to teaching the molecular and hybridization geometries enhanced the student’s conceptual understanding.  The visuospatial model representations allow students to learn about the abstract subject matter of disciplines’ scientific knowledge. Therefore, the use of visuospatial models in teaching enhances students' visual imaginations and thoughts about concepts.

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Published

2021-06-27

How to Cite

Sarpong, L., Gyampoh, A. O., Aidoo, B., Haruna, P., & Kofi, M. (2021). Influence of visuospatial models construction and usage on college students’ academic achievement in molecular and hybridization geometries in Ghana. Research Journal in Mathematics, Econometrics and Statistics, 2(1). Retrieved from https://royalliteglobal.com/jmes/article/view/541

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