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DECLARATION
CERTIFICATE
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
CONTENTS
LIST OF TABLES
LIST OF FIGURES
List of Abbreviations
List of Appendices
1. Introduction
1.0 Background of the Study
2.0 Mastery Learning - A potent Instructional Strategy
2.1 Approaches to Mastery Learning Strategy
3.0 Need and Significance of the Study
4.0 The Statement of the Problem
5.0 Definition of Key Terms
6.0 Objectives of the Study
7.0 Hypotheses
8.0 Scope and Limitations of the Study
9.0 Organisation of the Report
2. Theoretical Overview
1.0 Introduction
2.0 Historical Background
2.1 Contributions of Washburne (1922)
2.2 Contributions of Morrison (1926)
2.3 Mastery Learning, as a Corollary of Programmed Instruction (1950)
2.4 Carrolls Model of School Learning (1963)
2.4.1 Major Propositions of the Model
2.5 Contributions of Bloom (1968)
1 Uniform Instruction per Learner
2 Optimal Instruction per Learner
2.6 Post Bloom Period (since 1971)
3.0 Development of a Workable Group based Mastery Learning Strategy
3.1 Essential Elements of Mastery Learning
3.2 Basic Tasks to be accomplished by the Developersof Mastery Learning Strategy
4.0 Outcomes of Mastery Learning
3. Review of Related Studies
1.0 Introduction
2.0 Studies on Mastery Learning in General
3.0 Studies on Mastery Learning Strategy and Cognitive Variables
4.0 Studies on Mastery Learning Strategy and Personality Variables
5.0 Conclusion
4. Methodology
1.0 Introduction
2.0 Method Adopted
3.0 Desigm Selected
3.1 Variables of the Study
4.0 Sample Selected for the Study
1 Variables of the Study
5.0 Tools and Materials used for Collection ofData
5.1 Description of the Tools and Materials
(I) Prerequisite Test
(II) Formative Evaluation Tests
1. Step foliowed in the Construction of Formative Tests
2 Table of Specifications for Unit I - Heat and its Effects on Solids
3 Block diagram showing the relationship between Formative Evaluation and Mastery Learning Procedure
3 Table of Specifications
4 Sample split up for the try out of the Draft Test
5 Weightage to Content
6 Weightage to Objectives
7 Weightage to Difficulty level
8 Blue Print
9 The Kerala Non-verbal Group Test of Intelligence - Test components and other details
4 Illustrative example of Figure Classification
5 Weightage to Content
6 Weightage to Objectives
7 Weightage to Difficulty Level
10 Split half Reliability Coefficients for the Kerala University Non-verbal Group (K.U.N.V.G) Test of Intelligence
11 Validity of the Kerala University Non-verbal Group (K.U.N.V.G) Test of Intelligence
12 Scoring Scheme of the Kerala Socio-Economic Scale
8 Block diagram of Peer Tutoring
9 Block diagram of Small Group Study Session
5.2 Validity of the Instructional Module and Workbook
6.0 Data Collectioil. Procedures
6.1 Phases of the Study
13 Phases of the Study
10 Data Collection Procedure
6.1.1 Collection of Dstta During Pre-testing Phase
6.1.2 Treatment Phase
14 Utilization of time in Mastery Learning Strategy and Conventional Textbook Approach
15 Grouping and Grading of Achievement
6.1.3 Post Testing Phase
7.0 Statistical Techniques used for Analysis
5. Analysis and Interpretation
1.0 Introduction
2.0 Summary of Analysis
3.0 Comparison of Intelligence Test Scores ofPupil8 in the Experimental and Controlgroups
3.1 Comparison of Intelligence Test Scores of Pupils in the Experimental and Control Groups
16 Result of the Test of Significance applied to Intelligence Test Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
11 Intelligence Test Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
3.2 Comparison of Sodo-Economic Statue &ores ofPupit in the Experimental and Control Groups
17 Result of the Test of Significance applied to SES Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
4.0 Analysis of the Attainment of Mastery Level
12 SES Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
4.1 Attainment of Mastery Level by the Pupils of Expertmental Group for the Unit I - Heat and itsEffect on solids
18 Attainment of Mastery Level by the pupils of Experimental Group for the First Learning Unit
4.2 Attainment of Mastery Level by the Pupils of Experimental Group for the Unit 11 - Effects of Heaton Liquids and Gases
19 Attainment of Mastery Level by the pupils of Experimental Group for the Second Learning Unit
4.3 Attainment of Mastery Level by the Pupils of Experimental Group for the Unit 111 - Introduction to Sound
20 Attainment of Mastery Level by the pupils of Experimental Group for the Third Learning Unit
4.4 Attainment of Mastery Level by the Pupils of Experimental Group for the Unit IV - Wave Motion
4.5 Attainment of Mastery Level by the Pupils of Experimental Group for the Unit V - Characteristics and Pollution of Sound
21 Attainment of Mastery Level by the pupils of Experimental Group for the Fourth Learning Unit
5.0 Comparison of Experimental and ControlGroup. based on Achievement Test Scores
22 Attainment of Mastery Level by the pupils of Experimental Group for the Fifth Learning Unit
23 Result of the Test of Significance of Post-test Achievement Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
24 Result of the Test of Significance of the difference between Mean Gain Achievement Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
13 Post Test Achievement Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
6.0 Comparison of Retention Scores of Pupils inthe Experimental and Control Groups
25 Result of the Test of Significance of the difference between Mean Retention Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
7.0 Comparison of Experimental and Control Groups based on Science Interest
14 Retention Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
26 Result of Test of Significance applied to Post test Science Interest Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
15 Post-test Science Interest Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
8.0 Comparison of Experimental and Control Groups based on Scientific Attitude
27 Result of the Test of Significance of the difference between Mean Gain Science Interest Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
28 Result of Test of Significance applied to Post-test Scientific Attitude Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
16 Post-test Scientific Attitude Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
9.0 Comparison of Experimental and Control Groups based on Achievement Motivation
29 Result of the Test of Significance of the difference between Mean Gain Scientific Attitude Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
30 Result of Test of Significance applied to Post-test Achievement Motivation Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
17 Post-test Achievement Motivation Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
10.0 Comparison of Experimental and ControlGroups based on Self Concept
31 Result of the Test of Significance of the difference between Mean Gain Achievement Motivation Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
32 Result of Test of Significance applied to Post-test Self Concept Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
33 Result of the Test of Significance of the difference between Mean Gain Self Concept Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
18 Post-test Self Concept Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
11.0 Genuineness of Difference in Performance of Experimental and Control Groups
11.1 Effect of Instructional Methods on Achievement
34 Summary of Analysis of Variance of Pre and Post-test Achievement Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
35 Summary of Analysis of Covariance of Pre and Post-test Achievement Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
36 Data for Adjusted Means of Post-test Achievement Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
19 Mean Pre and Post Test Achievement Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
11.2 Effect of Instructional Methods on Science Interest
37 Summary of Analysis of Variance of Pre and Post test Science Interest Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
38 Summary of Analysis of Covariance of Pre and Post Test Science Interest Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
39 Data for adjusted Means of Post-test Science Interest Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
11.3 Effect of Instructional Methods on Scientfflc Attitude
20 Mean Pre and Post Test Science Interest Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
40 Summary of Analysis of Variance of Pre and Post Test Scientific Attitude Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
41 Summary of Analysis of Covariance of Pre and Post-test Scientific Attitude Scores of Experimental and Control groups
42 Data for adjusted Means of Post-test Scientific Attitude Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
11.4 Effect of Instructional Methods on Achievement Motivation
21 Mean Pre and Post Test Scientific Attitude Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
43 Summary of Analysis of Variance of Pre and Post test Achievement Motivation Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
44 Summary of Analysis of Covariance of Pre and Post Test Achievement Motivation Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
45 Data for adjusted Means of Post-test Achievement Motivation Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
1 1.5 Effect of Instructional Methods on Self Concept
22 Mean Pre and Post Test Achievement Motivation Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
46 Summary of Analysis of Variance of Pre and Post Test Self Concept Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
47 Summary of Analysis of Covariance of Pre and Post Test Self Concept Scores of Experimental and Control Groups
48 Data for adjusted Means of Post-test Self Concept Scores of pupils in Experimental and Control Groups
23 Mean Pre and Post Test Self Concept Scores - Experimental and Control Groups
6. Conclusion
1.0 Purpose
2.0 Summary of the Procedure
3.0 Objectives of the Study
4.0 Hypotheses
5.0 Major conclusions arrived at, based on thefindings
6.0 Tenability of Hypotheses
7.0 Discussions Based on the Findings
8.0 Educational Implications
9.0 Suggestions for Further Research
BIBILIOGRAPHY
I. Prerequisite Test
II. Prerequisite Test (Malayalam Version)
III. Table of Specifications for Formative Tests
IV. Formative Diagnostic Tests
V. Formative Diagnostic Tests (Malayalam Version)
VI. Draft Achievement Test VII. Item Analysis
APPENDIX VII ITEM AHALYSIS OF THE DRAFT AC-IT TEST
VIII. Achievement Test
IX. Achievement Test (Malayalam Version)
X. Lesson Transcript for Initial Teaching
XI. Model for Peer Tutoring
XII. Model for Small Group Study Session
XIII. Individualised Instructional Module
XIV. Workbook on Sound
XV. The Kerala Non-verbal Group Test of Intelligence
XVI. The Kerala Socio Economic Scale
XVII. The Kerala Science Interest Inventory
XVIII. The Kerala Test of Scientific Attitude
XIX. The Kerala Scale of Achievement Motivation
XX. The Kerala Self Concept Scale