The Effect of Project-based Cooperative Studio Studies on the Basic Electronics Skills of Students’ Cooperative Learning and their Attitudes

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Ozgen KORKMAZ 1,*

1. Amasya University Technology Faculty Department of Computer Engineering, Amasya, Turkey

* Corresponding author.


Received: 1 Mar. 2018 / Revised: 26 Mar. 2018 / Accepted: 10 Apr. 2018 / Published: 8 May 2018

Index Terms

Project-based learning, cooperative learning, occupational attitudes, basic electronics skills, engineering education


Engineering education plays a prominent role in the development of technologies, society, nation, production, economy and employment. It is the art of applying scientific and mathematical principles, and experience to produce a technical product or system to meet out a specific need in the society. Based on the literature, it was thought that implementation of a cooperative project-based education on electrical-electronics engineering students could contribute to their basic engineering skills, their cooperative learning, and their attitudes towards engineering education and occupation. The aim of this study was to reveal the effect of project-based cooperative studio studies on the occupational basic skills of electrical-electronics engineering students, cooperative learning, and their attitudes towards engineering occupation. The research is designed to be a study that is half-experimental and half-quantitative study and was composed of 42 students. Within the research, project-based cooperative studio studies were utilized by the experimental group while the control group had similar course requirements for six weeks, but their practice solely included the content of the Lab II course in the official curriculum. The resulting data was gathered using the Basic Electronics Skills Self-Effacement Scale, the Scale for Attitude towards Cooperative Learning, and the Scale for Attitude towards Engineering and Engineering Education. The results indicate that the project-based cooperative studio studies are contributing more meaningfully to students’ intermediate level electronics skills, and their attitudes towards cooperative learning and towards engineering occupation.

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Özgen KORKMAZ, " The Effect of Project-based Cooperative Studio Studies on the Basic Electronics Skills of Students’ Cooperative Learning and their Attitudes", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.10, No.5, pp. 1-8, 2018. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2018.05.01


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