Enhancing Innovative Thinking of Thai Pre-service Teachers through Multi-educational Innovations
Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists
Disruption education is now affecting to learning environments and its changes make education reforming. Learning competency in this era should be enhanced in thinking skills and creating innovation to society. This research aims to enhance innovative thinking of Thai pre-service teachers. Participants were 128 Thai preservice teachers who enrolled in the second semester in the academic year 2018 from a university in the northeast of Thailand. Research tools consisted of observation form,
... rvation form, interviewing form, and open-ended questionnaires. Participants were divided into 3 groups by large, small, and individual learning. Data were collected and analyzed by qualitative and quantitative explanations and some remarks in the implementation period. Six steps of learning activities consisted of setting goals, brainstorming, innovation design, reflection, teaching strategies, and evaluation. Also, educational innovation had 5 components: instructional media, guideline, online link, application technology, and lesson plans. Instructional media were modeling, 3D pop-up, paper mache, slide card, diagram, digital media and electronic book. The innovative thinking of large group learning showed the highest score, pop-up fit to small group learning, and digital media was suitable for individual learning.