INTEGRATED 21ST CENTURY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS (STEM) EDUCATION THROUGH ROBOTICS PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

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Hanipah Hussin
Pang Yee Jiea
Raja Norhafiza Raja Rosly
Siti Rohana Omar

Keywords

STEM, Education, 21st Century, Robotics, Project-based Learning

Abstract

Purpose of the study: To propose a new framework on integrated 21st century STEM education through Robotics Project-based Learning, and secondly, to outline a Robotics Project-based Learning curriculum in the perspective of integrated 21st century STEM education.


Methodology: Content analysis was carried out to design a new framework. Secondary data collection technique was used.


Main Findings: The proposed framework can identify itself with each STEM curriculum in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Educational robotics as a tool to integrate the fours discipline through project-based learning.


Applications of this study: The proposed framework is applicable in 21st century learning environment using student-centered approach. 21st century skills are enhanced through collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and communication while students carry out robotics project-based learning.


Novelty/Originality of this study: A new pedagogy of STEM integration in Malaysia education system. Hands-on and minds-on activities through robotics project-based learning promote higher order thinking in students.

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