Main Article Content


This study used descriptive - developmental education research design. There are 17 science teacher education students whose currently taking Astronomy subject as major subject, and 12 faculty specialist in the field of science and professional education who served as participants of the study. Two instruments were used in gathering data, including; assessment tests and descriptive checklist. Findings revealed the following: the level of competency of the students were satisfactory before the development of the material; the developed instructional material was a module entitled “Solar: Module for Astronomy.” It was composed of different parts. It contains 19 congruent worksheets; the instructional material was perceived as “Very Useful.”; and the instructional material was perceived as “Not Difficult” to utilize. Thus, in view of these conclusions, it recommends to heighten the level of competency of the students by using developed instructional materials as references and resources; innovate and improve the developed module by adding parts and worksheets; utilize the developed instructional material as resources and references in teaching astronomy and other related fields; and maintain the difficulty of the instructional material.

Article Details

How to Cite
Dantic, M. J. P. (2023). Development and Validation of Instructional Material in Astronomy. International Journal of Multidisciplinary: Applied Business and Education Research, 4(1), 19-26.


Balfour, J. & Khonle, A. (2016) Testing conceptual under-standing in Introductory Astronomy. New Direc-tions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences. DOI: 10.29311/ndtps.v0i6.375
Buxner, S. R., et. Al. (2018) Linking Introductory Astron-omy students’ basic science knowledge beliefs, at-titudes, sources of information, and information literacy. Physical Review Physics Education Re-search.
Chavan, R. (2013) Difficulties encountered by science teachers during teaching concepts of Science. Re-search Gate.
CHED Memorandum No. 4 S. 2020. Guidelines on the Implementation of Flexible Learning.
Dangle, Y. R. and Sumaoang, J. D. (2020). The implemen-tation of modular distance learning in the Philip-pine Secondary Public Schools. 3rd International Conference on Advanced Research in Teaching Education.
Dantic, M. J. (2021). Sci-art: Visual arts approach in As-tronomy of teacher education students.
Mehisto, P. 2012. Criteria for Producing CLIL Learning Material. Revista de Investigacion e innovacion en al chase de idiomas. 21. 15-33.
National Institute for Science and Mathematics Educa-tion Development (UP NISMED), (2011). “Science framework for Philippine Basic Education. Manila, Philippines: SEI - DOST & UP NISMED” Science Ed-ucation Institute, Department of Science and Technology (SEI--DOST) and the University of the Philippines
Oladejo, M. A., & Gbolagede O. R., (2011) Instructional Material and Students’ Academic Achievement in Physics: Some Policy Implication. European Jour-nal of Humanities and Social Science.
Purdue (2020) What is Instructional Design? Purdue Univeristy.
Rahman, M. H. (2015). Learning Assessment in a Self-Learning Material. International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications. 6 (3). 95-101.
Rogayan, D. V. & Dollete, L. F. (2019) Development and Validation of Physical Science Workbook for Sen-ior High School. International Council of Associa-tion for Science and Educa-tion. Phys-ical_Science_Workbook_for_Senior_High_School
Serttaş, S. and Türkolu, A. Y. (2020). Diagnosing Stu-dents’ Misconception of Astronomy Through Con-cept Cartoons. Participatory Educational Research.
UNESCO (n.d.) “Resources and facilities for Teaching and Learning of Mathematics and Science School”
Vividus (2017) Importance of Good Content. %20simple%20to,for%20the%20services%20you%20provide.
Zingale, M., Timmes, F. X., Fisher, R. and O’shea, B. W. (2016). The importance of computation in astron-omy education. Cornell University.