A correlational study on efficacy beliefs and perceived competency in Project-Based Learning amongst English as a second language lecturers at The Malaysian Teacher Education Institutes / Sakhiyyah A.Rahim

A.Rahim, Sakhiyyah (2018) A correlational study on efficacy beliefs and perceived competency in Project-Based Learning amongst English as a second language lecturers at The Malaysian Teacher Education Institutes / Sakhiyyah A.Rahim. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IGS Biannual Publication, 13 (13). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

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Studies on PBL in the past indicated some glitches in its practice. Some of the issues were related to the implementers. Research reported their lack of knowledge and skill, failure to adhere to PBL guideline, poor attitude and overwhelming responsibilities in conducting PBL, hence affecting its successful implementation. This study investigates ESL lecturers at Malaysian Teacher Education Institutes efficacy beliefs in PBL as well as their perceived competency in planning, implementing and assessing PBL. This research is a descriptive correlational research employing a cross-sectional survey method to investigate lecturers’ efficacy beliefs in PBL and their perceived competency in planning, implementing and assessing PBL. The survey questionnaire is a combination of an established survey (Efficacy Beliefs) and a newly developed perceived PBL competency scale. The study analyses the results of survey completed by 231 lecturers selected through simple random sampling technique. This study employs the principal component analysis, t-test, and anova. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was done via the Analysis of Moment Structure (AMOS) software version 19. In addition, a relational model of variables under study was built and tested using Structural Equation Model (SEM). The results suggest that the perceived competency in PBL instrument developed exclusively for this study is valid and reliable…

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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Dissertations, Academic. Preparation of theses > Malaysia
Divisions: Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IGS Biannual Publication
Volume: 13
Number: 13
Item ID: 20453
Uncontrolled Keywords: Project-Based Learning; Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2018 09:37
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 5
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/20453

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