Article :
Courseware Development for University Instructors: Problem-Based Learning for Teaching Management

Authors :
Kanchana Chanprasert, Ed. D.
MA Program in Teaching Science, Faculty of Education, Rangsit University,


Abstract :

The purposes of this study were to (1) develop a courseware for university instructors entitled Using Problem-Based Learning for Teaching Management and (2) survey the subjects’ opinions about the developed courseware. The subjects were 21 course instructors whose work related to the School of Educational Studies at Sukhothai Thammathirat University. The research instruments were a developed courseware and a questionnaire on the subjects’ opinions on the 5-level Likert’s Scale, containing 18 positive-opinion questions, and open-ended questions. The obtained data were analyzed by the SPSS/PC+ program to get primary statistics namely frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation. The results of this study were: (1) the courseware entitled Using Problem-Based Learning for Teaching Management for university instructors developed by the researcher consisted of the interactive pre-test, the contents with sound tracks, the video of the example of the teaching management in Life Science Physics and the interactive post-test, and (2) the subjects’ overall opinions were at a strongly agreed level (Mean =4.03, S.D. = .63).

Keyword :
Courseware, Teaching management, Problem-based learning, University instructors