Problem-Based Learning Management in Social Studies to Develop Learning Achievement and the Creative Problem-solving Thinking Skills of Mathayomsuksa 5 Students

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เชษฐภูมิ วรรณไพศาล
ชรินทร์ มั่งคั่ง


The purpose of this research were 1) to develop a problem-based learning management on social problems in Thailand of Mathayomsuksa 5 Students. 2) to compare learning achievement of Mathayomsuksa 5 Students before and after learning about social problems in Thailand. 3) to develop creative problem-solving thinking skills of mathayomsuksa 5 students by using problem-based learning management. The research sample consisted of 35 students in Mathayomsuksa 5/1 students, Samakkee Vittayathan School, Muang District, Chiang Mai Province. by Cluster random sampling. The research instruments were 1) a problem-based learning plan 2) the test of learning achievement on social problems in Thailand. and                          3) creative problem solving thinking test. Data were analyzed using the mean, standard deviation and t-test. The research found that 1) the problem-based learning management plan designed according to the concept of the Secretariat of the Council of Education, Ministry of
Education contained 8 learning plans. The developed learning plans could improve student achievement. 2) students’ s learning achievement after using the developed plans were higher than before, with the statistical significance at .05 level 3) the average value of their creative problem solving thinking skills was 3.41 and a standard deviation 0.49 which was at the “good” level.

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