The Effect of STEM Project Based Learning on Self-Efficacy among High-School Physics Students

Samsudin, Mohd Ali and Jamali, Seyedh Mahboobeh and Zain, Ahmad Nurulazam Md and Ale Ebrahim, Nader (2020) The Effect of STEM Project Based Learning on Self-Efficacy among High-School Physics Students. Journal of Turkish Science Education, 17 (1). pp. 94-108. ISSN 1304-6020, DOI

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Project-Based Learning (PjBL) is increase effectiveness, create meaningful learning and influence student attitudes in future career pursuit. There are several studies in the literature reporting different aspects of STEM into a PjBL pedagogy. However, the effect of implementing STEM PjBL in terms of improving students’ skills in self-efficacy levels in physics mechanics at high school level has not been demonstrated as expected in the previous literature. This study followed a quasi-experimental research method. Bandura’s social cognitive theory is used to assess and compare the effect of STEM PjBL with conventional teaching method on students’ self-efficacy level in learning physics among over 100 high school students. The result illustrated that STEM PjBL improve students’ self-efficacy to solve physics problem. Also, the study proposes a guideline for future research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Project-Based learning (PjBL), science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), physics education, problem-solving, performance evaluation, bibliometrics
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Nader Ale Ebrahim
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2022 07:48
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022 07:48

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