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Students’ perception using inquiry based learning in science experiment

Rubani, Siti Nur Kamariah and Ariffin, Arihasnida and Subramaniam, Tamil Selvan and Hamzah, Norhasyimah (2017) Students’ perception using inquiry based learning in science experiment. Journal of Science and Technology, 9 (2). pp. 17-21. ISSN 26007924

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Inquiry based learning is an approach that involves questioning, exploration of idea and solving the problem through discussion and exploration of information from the internet or scientific materials. The aim of this study was to identify the perception of student using inquiry based learning in science experiment based on their interest and confident level. A total of 30 respondents were selected through purposive sampling method. The respondents consisted of students’ from 5th grade at primary school in Malaysia. The data were analysed using descriptive statistic. The finding showed that using inquiry based learning can increase students interest (mean score = 4.19) and confident level (mean score = 4.32) during the experiment. Based on these findings, using inquiry based learning should be considered as the preferred method of teaching in science experiment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Inquiry based learning; science experiment; interest; confident level; survey research
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1024 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2019 07:38
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2019 07:38
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10866
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