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Opinion Of Secondary School Teacher About Problem Based Learning

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  • Khevna Trivedi
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    There is a paradigm shift in the role of teacher and there is a dire need to shift from centralized to decentralized, prescriptive to participative, rote memory to learning by understanding, monologue to dialogue, and content to context, where certain aspect like self learning skills through Problem Based Learning is must to sustain and bear the challenges of 21st century. As a learning environment "that result from solution of a problem", PBL focuses on setting up a learning context in which students take part in collaborative problem solving to learn beyond their potential with a deep understanding. The purpose of this study was to take the opinion regarding the use of PBL method in the classroom. The investigator has employed survey method using opinionnaire to collect the data from teachers secondary schools. To analyse the data, techniques like frequency, percentages were used. It was found that Problem Based Learning is significantly effective. PROBLEM BASED LEARNING will aid students to develop holistic development which will cater the needs of students of 21st century. Key words: Teacher, Secondary school, Secondary school teacher, problem based learning

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    Paper provided by Voice of Research in its series Working papers with number 2013-9-2.

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    Date of creation: Sep 2013
    Handle: RePEc:vor:issues:2013-9-2
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