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Vocational and technical education problem-based learning exercise: Sample scenario


Hatisaru, V and Kucukturan, AG, Vocational and technical education problem-based learning exercise: Sample scenario, World Conference on Educational Sciences, 4-7 February, Near East University, North Cyprus, pp. 2151-2155. ISSN 1877-0428 (2009) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.378


Mathematics is rather important since the analytical approach is the main issue in industrial education. However, the researches showed that the industrial vocational high school students' success in mathematic lessons are low. As a result, student centered education methods should be preferred instead of teacher based education in mathematic lessons. The students do not acquire knowledge by hearth in teacher based methods. When students do not structure the knowledge by themselves, it tends to be forgotten in a short period of time. For this reason the student centered and problem based - learning methods are used in this study and it is aimed to give students meaningful and permanent learning. In problem-based learning (PBL), subjects are introduced to students in scenarios prepared according to real life. In this study "Factorial" was introduced to students in a scenario and students were given to solve the problem in formed groups. © 2009.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:problem-based learning, the concept of factorial, mathematics education, vocational high school students
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Pedagogy
UTAS Author:Hatisaru, V (Dr Vesife Hatisaru)
ID Code:129768
Year Published:2009
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2018-12-18
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