A Study On The Effectiveness Of Using Problem Based Learning (PBL) In Web Based Components Of Wireless Network Subject

Abdul Rahim, Nor Azahana (2016) A Study On The Effectiveness Of Using Problem Based Learning (PBL) In Web Based Components Of Wireless Network Subject. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka.

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Abstract

In teaching and learning approaches used by lecturers are varied to suit the lecturers, students and environment. Problem-based learning (PBL) is one student-centred learning in which students are given a problem to be solved in groups with diversify the search information. PBL is expected to enhance soft skills as it involves among the elements of communication skills, critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork. Existing methods of the present study places students in a passive state and not an active role, where it somehow prevents learning takes place smoothly. It also promotes only a means of communication, therefore lecturers should strive to understand the problems of students and students' understanding of the content of verbal learning without feedback. The study is done to evaluate the effectiveness of PBL through a website for a learning process for lecturers and students in Kolej Poly-Tech Mara Batu Pahat for a Wireless Network subject. The study uses an experimental designs, which are pre-test-post-test design to compare and measure the degree of changes occurring as a result of the effectiveness of students’ problem solving skills, students’ respond about the PBL implementation and lecturers’ opinion about the PBL approach in teaching and learning process through a website. The result that are obtained after applying PBL approach shows that all the measurement were increased drastically compared before applying a PBL approach for this subject.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Problem-based learning, Media programs (Education), Internet in education, Educational technology, PBL, Wireless Network Subject
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Library > Tesis > FTMK
Depositing User: Nor Aini Md. Jali
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2017 00:54
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 14:15
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/18826
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