Developing Research Skills of the Third Year Teachers Students Using the RTI Model in Thailand


This research aimed to 1) develop research skills of the third year students, 2) develop teaching method by using the RTI MODEL for suitable instruction. The target groups were 44 third year students who chose to take a social study major of the faculty of education. The research instruments were (1) 4 cycles of lesson plans using the RTI MODEL with 3 tiers intervention, (2) the students’ research skills self –assessment , and (3) the students’ research skills checklist that using while using 4 cycles of lesson plans . The research results revealed that: 1. The students’ research skills were higher before learning, they had better research skills from high to low such selecting data, questioning for information retrieving/conclusion, collecting data, presenting the data, reflection and evaluating the data, and the students identified that they got better research skills because they had chances to do repeated, receiving the recommendation and guidance, moreover, identifying the questions for information retrieving help them seen the clearly steps for doing the assignments, studying by themselves, assessment by self, peer-assessment and teacher assessment made them receive the feedback improve their assignments. Implementing the research skills to learn the contents from the general subject helped them learn to understand and remember better than learning by doing the report with non-using research skills. 2. The teaching method was integrating the 8 research skills by using the RTI MODEL and multi-tiers intervention. The highlighting about giving the guidance from low to high, different assessment, product, and feedback to improve the assignments.

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Julamas Jansrisukot, Udonthani Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: ACE2014
Stream: Higher education

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