The Effect of Active Learning-Based Instructional Program on Improving Motivation and Achievement towards Science among Middle Stage Students with Learning Disabilities in Riyadh

Hanadi Qadan


The current study is an attempt to prepare active learning-based instructional program and measure its effectiveness in motivation and achievement towards Science among middle stage students with learning disabilities. The sample consisted of (34) female students, intentionally chosen and distributed into two equal groups, the control group (n = 17) and the experimental group (n = 17). The author utilized achievement test, motivation scale and the instructional program. The results showed statistically significant differences between the means of scores of the control group and the scores of the experimental group in favor of the experimental group; indicating the effectiveness of active learning-based instructional Science Program in improving achievement and motivation among female students with learning disabilities. The study recommended the need to urge authorities and decision-makers to provide all the instructional supplies that facilitate the application of active learning strategies to students with learning disabilities in the middle stage of public education schools.

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