An Experimental Study About The Application of Kolb's Learning Cycle on Biology Lesson

Munise Handan GÜNEŞ

Abstract


In this study, which was conducted through the application of Kolb's learning cycle on biology lesson, individual learning styles of prospective teachers were determined by means of Kolb's Learning Style Inventory (KLSI) and 76 prospective teachers participated. While in the control group the lessons were practiced traditional teaching,  in experimental group were instructed after being configured in accordance with Kolb's learning cycle. The data was obtained through the application of achievement test, which was related to cell division, as pretest and posttest; and the point averages comparison of achievement test and learning styles of the prospective teachers in both experimental and control groups. In conclusion, it was determined that the experimental group was more successful than the control group.

Keywords


Kolb's learning styles, experiential learning theory, cell division,

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