Problem Based-Learning: Method of Enhancing and Encouraging the Motivation of English Department Students at English Pragmatics Class
- 10.2991/assehr.k.210202.002How to use a DOI?
- English Pragmatics, English Department Students, Problem-based learning
Problem-based learning (PBL) is one of the teaching methods implemented at Universitas Andalas to achieve the objectives of teaching and accelerate the teaching and learning process. PBL is considered suitable to encourage students to be more active in the class. This article reports research on the implementation of PBL in English Pragmatics Class at the English Department, Universitas Andalas. The objectives are to assure the effectiveness of this method in enhancing the students’ motivation in learning English Pragmatics. The data were collected by distributing questionnaires to the students at the end of the semester. The PBL was applied by dividing the students into small groups, with the guidance of a mentor, for four months. The responses of the students to the questionnaires reveals that problem-based learning is effective in both enhancing the students’ motivation and encouraging students’ participation in the learning process.
- © 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
- Open Access
- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).
Cite this article
TY - CONF AU - Ike Revita AU - Reschie Andriani AU - Farah Anindya Zalfikhe AU - Rovica Trioclarise PY - 2021 DA - 2021/02/03 TI - Problem Based-Learning: Method of Enhancing and Encouraging the Motivation of English Department Students at English Pragmatics Class BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Development and Quality Assurance (ICED-QA 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 6 EP - 11 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210202.002 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.210202.002 ID - Revita2021 ER -