The Impact of Higher Education Problem Based Learning in 21st Century: Evidence from Malaysia & Pakistan
Problem based learning (PBL) approach has attained prominence due to its novelty in higher education. Problem based learning is pedagogical shift from traditional educational approaches to innovative educational approaches. Problem based learning alerts and challenges to classical and traditional assessment approaches because PBL is concerned with unique assessment approaches. Alternative pedagogies and assessment approaches enhance and give new insights to the effectiveness of PBL at higher education level. Students of higher education institutions learn through cognitions, socialization and experimental connections. Different students make different cognitive, social and experiential connections. This new phenomena has given new insights to the idea of shift of pedagogical paradigm in higher education with focus of teaching to learning. This approach has got prominence in scientific research and has equal importance in various fields of knowledge. It is equally important in other fields of knowledge. The major objective of this study was to explore the impact of higher education problem based learning in comparative perspectives of Malaysia and Pakistan. The participants of the study were included from Malaysia and Pakistan. Cross sectional research design has been used to analyze the collected data to achieve the objectives of the study. The study is significant for researchers in higher education institutions in comprehending the impact of higher education problem based learning in 21st century.
Keywords: Problem-Based Learning, Higher Education, Impact, Teaching & Learning
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