The Impact of STAD Strategy on the Academic Achievement of Eighth-Grade Students in Sciences Subject and Developing their Scientific Trends

  • Zaytoon Hussein Khidr General Science Department, Faculty of Education, Soran University, Kurdistan Region Government – Iraq
  • Waahd Muhammed Najat Sabri General Science Department, Faculty of Education, Soran University, Kurdistan Region Government – Iraq
الكلمات المفتاحية: STAD strategy, Scientific Trends, Academic Achievement, Science Subject, Multiple-choice


This research aims to introduce “The Impact of the STAD Strategy on the Academic Achievement of Eighth-Grade Students in Science subjects and Develop their Scientific Trends”. The researcher has constructed two null hypotheses, to reach the objectives of the research. The research's population was limited to eighth-grade basic students at (Delzyan Basic School for Girls) in Soran District the academic year's second semester (2021 - 2022). The research sample has been purposefully chosen. The research included an experimental setup with two groups: an experimental group and a control group, as well as pretest and posttest for the variable (Scientific Trends) and posttest for the variable (Academic Achievement). As a result, the STAD method was used to instruct the experimental group, while, the traditional teaching techniques were used to instruct the control group. The sample of this research consists of (41) students, distributed between two groups; the experimental group includes (21) students, and (20) students in the control group. The equality between the two research groups was tested in a variety of ways. The researcher created two research tools, the first of which consisted of (30) multiple-choice question items to assess the student's academic achievement. The second instrument, which consists of 38 items, is used to assess students' attitudes about science. The tools' authenticity and dependability have been validated. The data was analyzed and the result was obtained using statistical software (SPSS version 25). The results revealed that neither group's students had substantial achievements.  In light of the research's findings, the researcher came to the following conclusions: STAD strategy has not affected eight-grade students’ academic achievement in the experimental group according to science subject, at the other hand, it has been of great importance in changing the trends of female students toward science positively.


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كيفية الاقتباس
Zaytoon Hussein Khidr, & Waahd Muhammed Najat Sabri. (2022). The Impact of STAD Strategy on the Academic Achievement of Eighth-Grade Students in Sciences Subject and Developing their Scientific Trends. مجلة الفنون والأدب وعلوم الإنسانيات والاجتماع, (82), 208-239.