Collaborative Learning in the teaching of Usul Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) at the Pre-University Level in Brunei Darussalam

Gamal Abdul Nasir Zakaria, Salwa Mahalle, Zeti Abu Bakar, Aliff Nawi


This research was conducted to analyse the effectiveness of Collaborative technique in the teaching and learning of Usul Fiqh (UF). The main aim of this study was to find out the differences in achievement levels of the experimented groups that had been taught using the Collaborative technique and the achievement levels of the controlled group (taught using the conventional approach). Also, this study aimed to analyse the attitudes of students towards the learning of UF; before and after the intervention, the views and perceptions of the students towards collaborative technique as well as the problem faced during the collaborative intervention. The study used quasi-experimental method of research by applying post-test design. A total of 42 students from one of the Form Six centres in Brunei was chosen. The analysis showed that there was significant difference between the two groups whereby the experimented group achieved significantly higher results compared to controlled group. Furthermore, this study also show the attitude of the students towards the learning of UF after the induction of the Collaborative technique was not much different when compared to their attitudes before Collaborative was introduced. Finally, analysis of data showed that the students had slight problems in following the learning of UF using Collaborative Approach, with mean value of 3.51.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3s1p158

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