Title

An Examiniation on the Effects of Simulations

Faculty Mentor(s)

Josh Cuevas

Campus

Cumming

Proposal Type

Oral Presentation

Subject Area

Education

Location

Conference Room

Start Date

22-3-2019 9:00 AM

End Date

22-3-2019 10:00 AM

Description/Abstract

The goal of the study was to look at the effects of implementing social studies simulations in a 1st grade classroom. Simulations assist students in learning content by creating authentic learning experiences. The study looked at how simulations impacted student interest, willingness to learn, and academic levels through 2 historical role play simulations. The study took place for 6 weeks. The researcher analyzed 6 children through a frequency recording observation form looking at student engagement. In addition, 23 participants completed a survey given 3 times throughout the course of the study. All data collected was coded and surveys analyzed to determine themes on the impact on student motivation, interest, and engagement towards social studies.

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An Examiniation on the Effects of Simulations

Conference Room

The goal of the study was to look at the effects of implementing social studies simulations in a 1st grade classroom. Simulations assist students in learning content by creating authentic learning experiences. The study looked at how simulations impacted student interest, willingness to learn, and academic levels through 2 historical role play simulations. The study took place for 6 weeks. The researcher analyzed 6 children through a frequency recording observation form looking at student engagement. In addition, 23 participants completed a survey given 3 times throughout the course of the study. All data collected was coded and surveys analyzed to determine themes on the impact on student motivation, interest, and engagement towards social studies.