THE PERCEPTION OF UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS TOWARD THE PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING IN MEDICAL FACULTY UNIVERSITY OF NAHDLATUL ULAMA SURABAYA
Keywords:PBL, medical students, perception, UNUSA
Medical faculty is the one of faculties that being though for now. Aspecially in Surabaya, and there is seven medical faculty in Surabaya. And the learning system is problem-base-learning (PBL) where the system was adopted from McMaster University, Canada from the first time. However, whether the PBL system is effective or not applied in Indonesia is still under evaltuation. Therefore, aour aim study is to examined whether PBL system is well used in the learaning process, especially in undergraduate student of medical faculty in University of nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya. Material and Methods: This study is descriptive study used based on a self- administered questionnaire. To obtain the data, questionnaire was given by online system containing 12 questions. The measurement variable was using Guttman scale. This online questionnaire is distributed to medical students of 2015 and 2017. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 21.0. Approximately 91% participants agreed that PBL is an interesting method of teaching learning. Most of them (98,6%) accepted that PBL is has made the course seem relevant in their interests. And (92.1%) the tutorial group discussion is and important stimulus for learning activity. Although 98,6% working the group means learning from one another. The participants were also highly rated (96.05%) to the statement the tutor’s role in enhancing the constructive active learning and maintaining good intra-personal behavior. The perception of PBL in Student’s was positive. They highly appreciated the roles of a tutor as facilitators and motivators for proper activities in PBL session. PBL sessions were considered effective in improving student professional knowledge and refining problem- solving and self-directed learning skills along with enriching teamwork experience.