Effects of a science fiction film on the technological creativity of middle school students

Kuen Yi Lin, Fu Hsing Tsai, Hui Min Chien, Liang Te Chang

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of a learning activity based on Science Fiction (SF) film (movie) on the technological creativity of middle school students. A quasi-experimental design was employed, and 132 middle school students were included in this study. The following conclusions were reached based on the data analysis: 1) SF film can stimulate middle school students' technological creativity. 2) Appropriate handson learning activities designed on the basis of students' learning styles are effective for stimulating students' technological creativity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-200
Number of pages10
JournalEurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 May

Keywords

  • Cognitive styles
  • Middle school students
  • Science fiction film
  • Technological creativity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Applied Mathematics

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