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IJIET 2023 Vol.13(12): 1950-1958
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2023.13.12.2009

Applying Dynamic Geometry Environment Software as a Visualization Tool for Teaching Planimetry Construction Tasks

Elmira Tursynkulova* and Nurlybay Madiyarov

Manuscript received June 29, 2023; revised July 26, 2023; accepted September 12, 2023.

Abstract—The present study addresses a notable gap in the current pedagogical research by rigorously examining the impact of Augmented Reality (AR) on mathematics education, specifically focusing on two-dimensional (2D) plane geometry construction tasks. Our primary aim is to discern and articulate the unique contributions of AR as a pedagogical tool in this domain. Employing a quasi-experimental design, we engaged with 141 high school students, dividing them into two distinct groups: one receiving instruction through AR tools and the other via traditional teaching methods. Performance metrics were derived from pre- and post-construction tests as well as an attitudinal survey gauging students’ perceptions of AR. Our findings reveal that the AR-facilitated group showcased a marked improvement in post-test scores and exhibited a more positive attitude towards AR technology compared to the traditionally taught cohort. This point towards AR’s potential to significantly elevate comprehension and engagement levels in 2D geometry construction. The study further highlights the transformative potential of AR in bolstering students’ enthusiasm and curiosity in mathematical endeavors. The results presented herein emphasize the pressing need for extended research to gauge AR’s broader and sustained effects in mathematics education and its applicability across various mathematical disciplines.

Index Terms—Construction problem, dynamic learning environment, education, plane geometry, visualization

The authors are with NCJSC, Higher School of Natural Sciences and Pedagogy, Mukhtar Auezov South Kazakhstan University, Shymkent, Kazakhstan.
*Correspondence: elmiratursynkul@gmail.com (E.T.)


Cite: Elmira Tursynkulova* and Nurlybay Madiyarov, "Applying Dynamic Geometry Environment Software as a Visualization Tool for Teaching Planimetry Construction Tasks," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 13, no. 12, pp. 1950-1958, 2023.

Copyright © 2023 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Managing Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
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