EFFECT OF BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM-AIDED TEACHING

Author's Name: Ismail San, Gizem Koçak & Ali Kis
Subject Area: Social Science and Humanities
Subject Education
Section Research Paper

Keyword:

Behavior management system, English language teaching, Academic success.


Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of the behavior management system Class Dojo aided English teaching on the academic success of the 8th grade students. The sample of the study consists of 53 students (26: experiment group, 27: control group) in Pazarcik Middle School that is located in Pütürge, Malatya, Turkey. As a quantitative one, experimental method with control group of pre-test post-test was used. During the experimental procedure in the experiment group “Behavior Management System-Aided English Language Teaching” was applied, on the other side teaching process of control group was organized according to English curriculum. The 2nd exam was used as the pre-test and the 3rd one was the post test. Furthermore, the 2nd exam was used to determine the groups. The data of the study was collected through Class Dojo and “e-okul (Turkish Ministry of National Education Database)”. At the end of the study it was concluded that behavior management system-aided English teaching was effective in increasing the behaviors that facilitate English teaching. There was no difference in increasing the academic success when compared to the classical behavior tracking. However, Class Dojo is effective in increasing desired behaviors. It might be used to control the behaviors. Thus, it might also be effective in academic success in longer span.

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