Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2019, Page: 244-248
The Use of Stem in the Educational Process
Antonios Plageras, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Thessaly, Lamia, Greece
Received: Jul. 12, 2019;       Accepted: Aug. 13, 2019;       Published: Sep. 19, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.edu.20190806.12      View  27      Downloads  25
The quality of the teaching provided is a matter of most importance for any educational system, as well as a goal of any educational policy. According to empirical data, it has been observed that teachers who are satisfied with their profession can successfully support the goals of the education system by responding with greater productivity, quality and consistency to their teaching work. The purpose of the present study is to investigate: a) improving students' understanding of applied sciences; b) whether there is a difference in gender understanding. It was carried out using empirical method and bibliographical references related to the particular research area. The sample of pupils used to observe the changes in understanding concerned a Technical School in the field of Electrical Engineering in the Magnesia region. Its results show that students who approached the Ohm's law module with the STEM method, compared to students who attended the same module with the traditional method, understood the subject better. Students at the end of the intervention participated in a joint written test by the classroom teacher. Upon completion of the intervention, it was also found that the students who attended the course using the STEM method as a whole were very satisfied with the approach. Localized knowledge rejects knowledge patterns based mainly on computational processes and structures consisting of symbol systems that are abstract and arbitrarily mapped to the world. The perspective of cognitive knowledge holds that cognitive behavior is integrated and expanding. An integrated approach to knowledge is valuable when combining both theory and practice. Extended knowledge theories go further, arguing that in some cases the social and physical environment, together with the individuals in it, form the cognitive system together.
STEM, Interdiction, Learning Science, Learning Environments
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Antonios Plageras, The Use of Stem in the Educational Process, Education Journal. Vol. 8, No. 6, 2019, pp. 244-248. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20190806.12
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