Rasch Model Validity for Robotics Learning Survey in Technical and Vocational Education System

Irdayanti Mat Nashir, Ramlee Mustapha, Abdullah Yusoff

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ABSTRACT: This study aimed to explore the personality of student for robotic based learning in Technical and Vocational Education System. The RLS (Robotics Learning Survey) consists of 48 items before going through the purified process by using Winstep software for Rasch Analysis.  This RLS was adapted and modified from John L. Holland (1960)’s Theory (realistic, investigate, artistic, social and enterprising, and conventional) and modified referred to the school learning environment in Malaysia. Then, the RLS was distributed randomly to the 223 student’s school in Malaysia. After going through the purified process, the six items was removed refereed polarity item by PTMEA CORR (Point Measure Correlation) value and item fit measure for constructs. During these activities, students are asked to explain the behaviours of a robot constructed in advance by the teacher or teacher assistant, rather than having to construct or program a robot themselves. These programmed will in line with STEM (Sciences, Technology, Education, and Mathematics), which is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Rather than teach the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applications. Other than STEM programmed, these activities also involves TVE (Technical and Vocational Education), which is these educational robots is the education and training that provides the necessary knowledge and skills for employment.

KEY WORDS: Rasch Analysis; Educational Robots; Sciences, Technology, Education, and Mathematics; Technical and Vocational Education.

    

About the Authors: Dr. Irdayanti Mat Nashir and Prof. Dr. Ramlee Mustapha are the Lecturers at the UPSI (Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris or Sultan Idris University of Education) in Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia. Dr. Abdullah Yusoff is a Lecturer at the Polytechnics of Sultan Azlan Shah in Behrang, Perak, Malaysia. For academic interests, the Authors are able to be contacted via e-mail address at: irdayanti@ftv.upsi.edu.my 

Suggested Citation: Nashir, Irdayanti Mat, Ramlee Mustapha & Abdullah Yusoff. (2019). “Rasch Model Validity for Robotics Learning Survey in Technical and Vocational Education System” in HONAI: International Journal for Educational, Social, Political & Cultural Studies, Volume 2(1), May, pp.47-58. Bandung, Indonesia: Minda Masagi Press owned by ASPENSI and STISIP Amal Ilmiah, Wamena, Papua, with ISSN 2621-1653 (print) and ISSN 2621-3621 (online).

Article Timeline: Accepted (March 2, 2019); Revised (April 21, 2019); and Published (May 30, 2019).


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Rasch Analysis; Educational Robots; Sciences, Technology, Education, and Mathematics; Technical and Vocational Education

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