A Problem Based Learning (PBL) Model in Developing Students' Soft Skills Aspect

Hera Heru Sri Suryanti, Siti Supeni


This study aims to find out how to improve students' soft skills through Problem-Based Learning (PBL) of Educational Sciences in order to prepare superior Human Resources (HR). This research is qualitative research, the research subjects are students of the First Semester Guidance and Counseling Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Private University in Solo Raya. The object of research is the improvement of students' soft skills through PBL of Education Science courses in order to prepare for Superior HR. Data collection using interviews, observation, documentation, and test methods. The validity of the data uses method triangulation, source triangulation, and perseverance of observation. Analysis of the data using qualitative analysis. The results showed that PBL courses in education can improve students' soft skills which include aspects of self-awareness, trust, adaptability, critical thinking, organizational awareness, attitude, initiative, empathy, integrity, self-control, leadership, problem-solving, risk-taking, and Time management, in order to prepare superior HR.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijhe.v8n8p62


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