The effects of the implementation problem-oriented learning modules: implications for teaching techniques.
Nurzanatul Nabila Binti Sakedan
Technical and Vocational Education Department
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia,
86400 Parit Raja, Batu Pahat
Problem-based learning, better known as PBL is a learning method using the real problems that relevant as a focusing in the learning process. It was found to be applicable not only in enhancing the knowledge and skills but also able to support the development of generic skills such as problem solving skills, teamwork skills, and communication skills. PBL focuses on learning experience involving the mind on and hands on provided through the investigation and the results of the real problem. Students will strive to obtain information and resolve problems with their own efforts. Thus, if we look to the claim against the development of education and commitment of our own government on the development of education standards, educators will be jointly took up the challenge to develop teaching and learning more effective, innovative and creative so that, students will also be produced later creative and innovative.
Keywords: Problem based learning, technical and vocational education, effective teaching and learning
The education system in Malaysia is still focused on the exam, which requires students to sit for public examinations. Patterns of teaching and learning are still using the lecture-centered lecturer or teacher. Thus, graduates who were born not meet the qualifications required by employers in the industry. Learning outcomes with this method are still some limitations to produce graduates with generic skills mastered academic achievement good though. The industry felt that more graduates are competent and have a good level of skills such as writing skills, communication, critical and creative thinking, and good problem-solving...