The development of Bio-Gamyx module for teaching and learning Biology

  • Nur Izwani Mohd Shapri Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics Sultan Idris Education University Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Che Nidzam Che Ahmad Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics Sultan Idris Education University Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
Keywords: Gamification, Module Development, Biology Teaching, Module Validation, Chemical Composition in Cell

Abstract

The aims of this study were to develop and validate Bio-GamyX module in teaching and learning Biology for form four students. This module was developed for the topic Chemical Composition of the Cell based on the integration of Sidek and Jamaludin’s Model and the Five Steps of Applying Gamification in Education proposed by Huang and Soman. The process of developing this module involved the preparation of module draft, experts’ reviews and calculation of content validity of the module. During this process, the module draft was given to three subject matter experts consist of academicians and practitioners to be reviewed. Several recommendations were identified and amendment was done accordingly. The amended module was then evaluated for its content validity. The percentage of experts’ agreement obtained for this module ranged from 77% to 85%. This finding shows that Bio-GamyX module has a good content validity. This finding reinforces the use of gamification approach in the design of teaching and learning modules specifically in Biology subject.

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Published
2019-11-29
How to Cite
Mohd Shapri, N. I., & Che Ahmad, C. N. (2019). The development of Bio-Gamyx module for teaching and learning Biology. Jurnal Pendidikan Sains Dan Matematik Malaysia, 9(2), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.37134/jpsmm.vol9.2.1.2019