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Tema: International Conference on Business, Entrepreneurship and Management (ICBEM 2012)
Judul: The Implementation of Problem-Based Learning and Inquiry (PBL) and Communication Skill to the Students Soft Skill and Hard Skills
Perguruan Tinggi: Universitas Widyatama
Jenis/sdm: dosen/0430107401

Tahun: 2012

Students are the most valuable assets of the university. Development of intellectual capital and mind shift of the student are some principle challenges faced. As a response to the challenges, Widyatama University, especially the Accounting Department, intends to develop a knowledgeable-based economy. In the context of International Education Standards, personal competency is a crucial matter; thus, the university is systematically accelerating the development of quality intellectual capital. As such, in the recent launching of soft skills in Widyatama University, some soft skills and the strategies undertaken to infuse them into the curriculum of higher education are identified. This paper gives an overview of implementing , one of the soft skills approaches. The objective of the study is to examine the implementation of problem-based learning and inquiry (PBL) and communication skill to the students' soft skills and hard skills. The samples of the study were accountancy students who took the Financial Accounting and Management Accounting. The data were collected using purposive sampling approach. There is a difference in the soft skill of students who received treatment and do not get treatment, but not so for hard skill. There was no significant differences in hard skill for students who get treatment