The implementation of project-based approach among preschoolers

A collaborative action research project

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Abstract

This paper discusses a collaborative action research project involving the researchers and six preschool teachers in the implementation of a new teaching method i.e. the project-based approach. It is found that the educators faced difficulty in understanding the philosophy behind the approach and therefore failed to implement them effectively. Two cycles of action research project were conducted to assist the teachers in the implementation of the approach. Data collection involved interview and participants' reflections. At the end of the second cycle, the teachers showed higher confident level in implementing the approach and acknowledged the benefit of the approach to the learning process and children's social and cognitive development.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages284-288
Number of pages5
Volume15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES-2011 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 3 Feb 20117 Feb 2011

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Other3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES-2011
CountryTurkey
CityIstanbul
Period3/2/117/2/11

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Keywords

  • Collaborative action research
  • Kindergarten
  • Preschoolers
  • Project-based learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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The implementation of project-based approach among preschoolers : A collaborative action research project. / Rahman, Saemah; Mohammad Yasin, Ruhizan; Mohd. Yassin, Siti Fatimah.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 15 2011. p. 284-288.

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Rahman, S, Mohammad Yasin, R & Mohd. Yassin, SF 2011, The implementation of project-based approach among preschoolers: A collaborative action research project. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 15, pp. 284-288, 3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES-2011, Istanbul, Turkey, 3/2/11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.03.087
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