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Influence of Project-Based Learning in LIS on Self-Directed Learning and Problem Solving Ability

문헌정보학의 프로젝트기반 학습이 자기주도적 학습과 문제해결능력에 미치는 영향

  • 이명희 (상명대학교 인문사회과학대학 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2018.08.14
  • Accepted : 2018.09.19
  • Published : 2018.09.30

Abstract

This study investigates the influence of project-based learning method on the self-directed learning and problem-solving abilities of students taking the 'Media Center Management' course in Library Information Science (LIS). During this study, two tests measuring students' self-directed learning and problem-solving abilities were conducted, containing 48 items divided into 8 categories and 30 items divided into 5 steps of problem-solving processes, respectively. By utilizing the correspondence sample T-test during this study, statistically significant results were found in all categories of self-directed learning, excluding the 'self-understanding' category. In addition, significant differences were found in the 5 steps problem-solving processes as well. Subsequently, an in-depth interview was conducted, inquiring into the students' perspectives on the difficulty of attending classes, the content of lectures, the appropriateness of assignments, the validity of the evaluation method, the relationship with their team members, and the benefits acquired from completing the assignments. Finally, suggestions for future research were presented.

Keywords

Problem-Based Learning;Self-Directed Learning;Problem Solving Ability;Course Development;LIS Teaching Method

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 상명대학교

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