Design and Development of Teachers' Metacognitive Skills Training Module in Teaching and Application of 21st Century Basic SkillsJournal: The Journal of Social Sciences Research (Vol.4, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2018-11-15
Authors : Rashidah Karnain; Saemah Rahman; Shahlan Surat; M. T. Ali;
Page : 578-589
Keywords : Training module; 21st century skills; Metacognitive skills.;
Teachers were found to have no knowledge and skills in applying 21st century basic skills in student-centered teaching approach and the teachers' metacognitive skills was at low level. Based on these problems, teachers development needs to be implemented by developing appropriate training module. Therefore, the design and development research is conducted to address existing problems. This study involves the development and evaluate the module validity. The development of module based on needs analysis, theory, model, and related literature review. Based on the need analysis, the constructivism learning theory, the 21st century skills model and metacognition theory are taken into account in drafting the module. The questionnaire of the module validity was develop based on a Likert scale of ten points: (0) strongly disagreed, until (10) strongly agree. The questionnaire was initiated before being submitted to six field experts. This study produced a module consisting of two parts: (A) Introduction, Theoretical Basis and Training Session Objectives, and (B) Procedures of 7 Training Sessions. The field experts find that this module has a good validity. This study suggests that the teachers' metacognitive skills training module in the teaching and application of 21st century basic skills can be used in the context of actual training in the next phase.
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