Analysis Software Engineering Team's Soft Skills Learning using Online Learning Platform with Project-Oriented Problem-Based Learning (POPBL)

  • Depertement of Computer and Informatics Engineering, Politeknik Negeri Bandung
  • Depertement of Computer and Informatics Engineering, Politeknik Negeri Bandung
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Keywords: POPBL, Software Project, Software Engineering Education, Soft Skills, Online Learning Platform

Abstract

In a decade, the 4.0 industry requires improving their employees, especially for freshly graduated employees. Both hard skills and soft skills must be improved. The Computers and Informatics Engineering Department at Bandung State Polytechnic has a software project subject in their curriculum that adapted the Project-Oriented Problem Based Learning (POPBL) method to improve them. It can give the skills experience that the industry needed, especially soft skills for students who act as the software engineering team in this subject. But, after the spread of covid-19, soft skills learning with POPBL must use the online learning platform. The POPBL must be designed with the online learning framework. Based on industrial needs, each student's soft skills are problem-solving, teamwork, responsibility, communication, hard work, and discipline. These two purposes of the research are making the POPBL using the online learning platform and knowing how to use the online learning platform in the POPBL method. The findings in this POPBL research are something happen in POPBL online learning, such as all step in POPBL framework keep running, poor connection and communication device to be a problem that hinders the POPBL process, need more time for lecturer to observe the students directly, and need more time to give the action from the weekly evaluation results. In addition, the impacts of POPBL online learning on soft skills results are founded. Means of the students' soft skills grades and Wilcoxon test are used to get the results of this research. The result of data analysis is four soft skills significantly change. Two of the soft skills significantly increased are responsibility and hard work. Problem solving and communication are decreased considerably. The conclusion is the spread of covid-19 given the impacts on students' soft skills in software project class at Bandung State Polytechnic using the POPBL online learning method.

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2021-07-28
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, & . (2021). Analysis Software Engineering Team’s Soft Skills Learning using Online Learning Platform with Project-Oriented Problem-Based Learning (POPBL). Inform : Jurnal Ilmiah Bidang Teknologi Informasi Dan Komunikasi, 6(2), 81-86. https://doi.org/10.25139/inform.v6i2.3986
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