Work place: Department of Computer and Informatics for Management, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Research Interests: Sensor, Wireless Communication, Computer Networks, Information Systems, Mathematics of Computing
Zamree Che-aron received his B.Eng. degree in Computer Engineering (First-Class Honors) from Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Songkhla, Thailand, in 2007. He obtained his M.S. degree in Computer and Information Engineering from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Gombak, Malaysia, in 2010. He finished his Ph.D. degree in Computer and Information Engineering at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), in 2015. Currently, he is working as a lecturer in Faculty of Communication Sciences at Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand. He has also published several research papers in reputed journals and conferences. His main research interest is in the areas of computer networks, wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc networks, information systems, ICT technologies.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijmecs.2023.05.01, Pub. Date: 8 Oct. 2023
With the rapid and constant changes in computer and information technology, the content and learning methods in Computer Science related courses need to be continuously adapted and consistently aligned with the latest developments in the field. This paper proposes a learning approach called the Gallery-walk integrated Project-Based Learning (G-PBL) which can develop students’ lifelong learning skills that are extremely crucial for Computer Science students. The G-PBL was designed by incorporating the advantages of Project-Based Learning (PBL) and gallery walk learning strategy. In contrast to traditional PBL where students may present their project work to instructors only, students have to present their project work to their classmates as part of the G-PBL approach. All students are required to evaluate their peers’ project work and then give feedback and suggestions. For the research experiments, the G-PBL was implemented as an instructional approach in two Computer Science related courses. This study focuses on exploring the differences in knowledge gain, learning motivation, and perceived usefulness when learning by using the teacher-centered and G-PBL approach. Moreover, the impact of gender differences on learning outcomes is also investigated. The results reveal that using the G-PBL approach helps students to gain more knowledge significantly, for both male and female students. In terms of motivation, female students are more favorable toward the G-PBL approach. On the contrary, male students prefer learning via a teacher-centered approach. Regarding the perceived usefulness, female students strongly view the G-PBL as a highly effective learning approach, whereas male students are more prone to concur that the teacher-centered approach is a more effective learning method.[...] Read more.
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