THE EFFECT OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TEACHING METHODS ON STUDENT SUCCESS WHEN TEACHING GRAMMAR IN GERMAN LESSONS
The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of Computer assisted education on the students following first grade students of Çukurova University, Department of Turizm İşletmeciliği ve Otelcilik in “Deklination von Adjektiven” with the students learning the same unit with classical teaching method. In this study was an experimental design implemented and performed during 2009-2010 educational year fall semester. There were 63 students in the control group and 68 students in the experimental group. The application period of the research lasted for 4 weeks. Classical teaching method was carried on in the control group class and in the class of experimental group grammatical education based on Computer-based instruction with the software “Tell Me More”. When the study came to an end, both groups were given the above mentioned 55-question test and told to answer the questions. While the questions were being prepared, the unity of the subject was taken into consideration. The research has revealed that the computer supported teaching is more effective on the student success in the grammatical subjects than the traditional teaching methods. It is such a way that it enlivens the learning medium with audio and visual materials. Thuscourses become more enjoyable and fun, making the student interest, motivation andparticipation rise. Besides, it helps lessen the in
Computer Assisted Instruction, German Teaching, Instructional Software.