Multidisciplinary Integration And The Importance Of STEM Education

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Wang, et al. (2011) explains that the multidisciplinary integration requires students to connect the components of the various subjects taught in different classes at different times, while the interdisciplinary integration could begin with real world problems. Benacka (2016) also says that learning to the real world is very important in the STEM subjects, therefore the STEM learning should be more emphasis on investigation and authenticity.
Chew Cheng Meng (2014) say that education based STEM is interdisciplinary field that connects the four disciplines, namely Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Power of STEM workers in the field regarded as one of the indicators of a nation 's ability to generate innovative ideas in several
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This is also supported by Fadzil & Saat research (2013) which concluded that the practice can improve students ' manipulative skills and competence in manipulative skills can enhance STEM education in Malaysia.
Some studies say that learning approaches that support STEM is the discovery or inquiry-based learning as well as research of Blessinger and M. Carfora (2015) who argued that the inquiry-based learning (IBL) is currently used in various STEM program. The study strongly suggest IBL for IBL has great potential to improve and transform teaching and
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Math problem solving skills can be achieved by applying complex thinking through systematic awareness (Abdullah, et al., 2014). It reveals the importance of innovation in learning mathematics that can provide in-depth knowledge to the students in order to become a competent resource of the 21st century. Based on some opinions about STEM education above, it is offered as an approach approach to STEM learning of mathematics in the 21st

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