Exploring the Progression of Meta-Modeling Knowledge (MMK) and Relationship between MMK Progression Level and Actual Practice for Science Gifted

과학영재 학생들의 메타모델링 지식(MMK) 발달 및 MMK 발달수준과 실제 수행과의 관계 탐색

  • Received : 2020.01.12
  • Accepted : 2020.02.11
  • Published : 2020.04.20


The purpose of this study is to explore the progression of MMK and the relationship between MMK progression level and actual practice. First, the Rasch model was used to measure MMK progression level of 51 students twice during the interval of one year. Thereafter, chi-squared test was used to determine whether there was a significant change in MMK progression. As a result of chi-squared test, there was no statistically significant change in MMK progression (p>.05). Secondly, we analyzed the relationship between MMK progression level and practice for 7 gifted students. As a result of the analysis, it was confirmed that the student's response in practice can not exceed MMK progression level. There were also cases where students have high MMK progression level showed low response in practice. The results of these two studies show that gifted education programs are needed to increase MMK progression and to provide gifted education that can connect knowledge and practice.


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