The Effects of Problem-based Learning Activities in Physics Course on Scientific Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Ability of Mathayom Suksa VI Students at Mueang Khong School in Nakhon Ratchasima Province

  • Nut Naochang สาขาวิชาศึกษาศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยสุโขทัยธรรมาธิราช
  • Tweesak Chindanurak สาขาวิชาศึกษาศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยสุโขทัยธรรมาธิราช
  • Chamnan Chaowakeratipong สาขาวิชาศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยสุโขทัยธรรมาธิราช
Keywords: Problem-based learning, Scientific problem solving ability, Critical thinking ability

Abstract

The purpose of this study were (1) to compare scientific problem solving ability of Mathayom Suksa VI students before manage The Problem-based Learning activities and after manage The Problem-based Learning activities; (2) to compare critical thinking ability of Mathayom Suksa VI students before manage The Problem-based Learning activities and after manage The Problem-based Learning activities; The sample of this study consisted of 30 Mathayom Suksa VI students in one intact classroom, obtain by clustered random sampling. The employed research instruments comprised (1) scientific problem solving ability test and (2) critical thinking ability test. Statistics for data analysis were the mean, standard deviation and t-test. The finding of this studies were (1) Mathayom Suksa VI students has scientific problem solving ability after manage The Problem-based Learning activities that higher than scientific problem solving ability before manage The Problem-based Learning activities at the .01 level of significance and (2) Mathayom Suksa VI students has critical thinking ability after manage The Problem-based Learning activities that higher than critical thinking ability before manage The Problem-based Learning activities at the .01 level of significance.

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Published
2020-04-26
How to Cite
Naochang, N., Chindanurak, T., & Chaowakeratipong, C. (2020). The Effects of Problem-based Learning Activities in Physics Course on Scientific Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Ability of Mathayom Suksa VI Students at Mueang Khong School in Nakhon Ratchasima Province. KKU Research Journal (Graduate Studies) Humanities and Social Sciences, 8(1), 41-51. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/gskkuhs/article/view/241433
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