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The UTM students' perspective on cooperative learning

Gunasagaran, Kavitha (2006) The UTM students' perspective on cooperative learning. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Education.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to look at the students’ perspective on cooperative learning at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Johor Bharu, Johor. This study is also to determine if there is any significant difference between male and female students and between the students’ perspective for eight faculties on cooperative learning. The students’ perspective on cooperative learning questionnaire was used as the research instrument to look at the students’ perspective on cooperative learning. A sample of 291 students which was chosen randomly from first to fifth year was involved in the research. The students’ perspective on cooperative learning was divided into six categories, which are Attitude Related to Teamwork, Collaboration, Communication Skills, Understanding the Course, Interpersonal Skills and Problem Solving Skills. Data collected were analyzed by using SPSS software version 11.5. t-test was used to determine if there is any significant difference between male and female students’ perspective on cooperative learning while one way ANOVA wad used to determine if there is any significant difference between the students’ perspective for eight faculties on cooperative learning. Result shows that, the students’ perspective on cooperative learning are positive. Most of the students chose “agree� response for the statements in the questionnaire. There are a significant difference between the male and female students’ perspective on cooperative learning but not for the students’ perspective for the eight faculties. Several recommendations were made at the end of the report for further research.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Degree of Master of Education (Chemistry) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2006; Supervisor : Meor Ibrahim Bin Kamaruddin
Uncontrolled Keywords:cooperative learning, male and female, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:6536
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:23 Sep 2008 02:11
Last Modified:11 Jul 2012 00:43

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