The Development of Stem Education on Multimedia Applications for Presentations for Vocational Certificate

Authors

  • Boripat Pholboon M.S. Candidate in Science Education, Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand.
  • Sirirat Petsangsri Ed.D. Assistant. Prof., Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand.
  • Thanongsak Sovajassatakul Ed.D. Assistant. Prof., Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand.
  • Jirarat Sitthiworachart Ph.D. Lecturer, Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand.

Keywords:

STEM Education, Multimedia Applications for Presentations, Creative Thinking

Abstract

This paper reports on research that aimed (1) to plan a STEM class for Multimedia Applications for Presentations, a subject for vocational students in the Business and Computing Program of Chetupon Vocational School; (2) to compare students’ achievements within the STEM class with those of a traditional class, and (3) to study the satisfaction of students with the STEM class. Thirty-eight first year vocational students were chosen to participate in this experiment using the cluster random sampling technique. The research tools used consisted of lesson plans, a STEM course quality evaluation form, a student satisfaction evaluation form. an assignment evaluation form, and a learning achievement evaluation form. This study found that: (1) the quality of the teaching plan in the STEM course was very good (M= 4.66, with an efficiency of 80.03/81.94; (2) the vocational students who participated in the STEM class achieved higher results than the students in traditional class with statistical significance at the 0.05 level; and, (3) the students’ satisfaction with the learning activities in the STEM course was high (M = 4.46).

Author Biographies

Sirirat Petsangsri, Ed.D. Assistant. Prof., Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand.

Head of Department of Industrial Education

Thanongsak Sovajassatakul, Ed.D. Assistant. Prof., Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand.

Head of Center of Innovation and Educational Technology

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2018-12-27