The Effect of Electronic Mind Maps Strategy on the Development of Thinking and Academic Achievement in Social Studies Among Fifth-Grade Students in Al-Shamli Governorate of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Published)
The research aimed to identify the effect of electronic mind maps strategy on the development of thinking and academic achievement in social studies among Fifth-grade students in Al-Shamli Governorate of the Kingdom Saudi Arabia. The study used quasi-experimental approach on a sample consisted of (56) female students distributed on two classes intentionally chosen from the Al-Shamli Primary School for Girls in Al-Shamli Governorate, in the Emirate of Hail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the first semester of the academic year 2020/2021. Randomly, one of the two classes was appointed as a control group and the other class as an experimental group. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher prepared two tools, namely the Thinking Test and the Academic Achievement Test, and their validity and reliability were confirmed.The research concluded many results, the most important of which were: The existence of differences between the Arithmetic Mean on the Thinking Test as well as, on the Academic Achievement Test according to the use of the electronic mind maps strategy among the fifth grade students, where it was found that the students of the experimental group who studied using the electronic mind maps strategy had a higher responses compared to the responses of the students in the control group who studied by the traditional method. In addition, there is an effect of using the electronic mind maps strategy on developing thinking and improving academic achievement, in favor of students who studied using the electronic mind maps strategy. In light of the results, the researcher made many recommendations.
Citation: Maha Muhammad Al-Mastrihi (2021) The Effect of Electronic Mind Maps Strategy on the Development of Thinking and Academic Achievement in Social Studies Among Fifth-Grade Students in Al-Shamli Governorate of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, International Journal of Education, Learning and Development, Vol. 9, No.7, pp.38-55
A Proposed Perception for Developing a Surveillance System Using the Cameras Technology on Schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Published)
This study aimed at presenting a proposed perception for developing a surveillance system using the cameras technology on schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The population of the study consisted of all male and female school principals, in the Department of Education for Riyadh District. They were (1186) male and female principals. The study sample consisted of (301) male and female principals. They were drawn from the population by using stratified random sample method. The descriptive – survey methodology was used. To achieve the objectives of the study, a questionnaire was developed. It consisted of (16) items to find out the obstacles of applying surveillance system on schools by using cameras technology. The results showed that there were many obstacles facing school principals in accepting the surveillance system on their school administrations using camera technology with a high degree. The technical obstacle came first and human obstacle last. The results also indicated the necessity of adopting legal legislations that allow the use of surveillance cameras in schools, so that there were no violation of the privacy of school employees and visitors, as well as to develop signboards that show the presence of surveillance cameras and choose suitable places in schools to install these cameras based on an engineering and psychological study.