International Journal of
Vocational and Technical Education

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Voc. Tech. Educ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-534X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJVTE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 114

Table of Content: June 2017 ; 9(5)

June 2017

Effectiveness of problem-based learning for technical teacher training in woodwork at a Malawi college

This paper reports on a study that investigated the effectiveness of the use of problem-based learning (PBL) on students’ performance in Woodwork at a Malawian college. PBL models are constructivist in nature, hence they promote cognitive development and active learning which in turn enhances performance. Therefore, the study compared the performance of students’ learning of woodwork through PBL and those...

Author(s): Emmanuel Molande, Doris Mtemang’ombe and Vanwyk Chikasanda