Penguasaan Konsep Asas Litar Sesiri dan Selari dalam Kalangan Pelajar JKE, Politeknik Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin
This action research carried out to address the problem of the mastery of basic concepts of series and parallel circuits. The respondents involved were 37 students semester one Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Communication) DEP1-S3 session June 2017, JKE PSMZA. The objective of this action research is to identify the basic knowledge students, causes weakness of the students and the interest of students in basic electric circuit. The method used is qualitative and quantitative research methods. Data collection the review made by the circulation of a questionnaire and interviews. Results of implementation of the study found 84% of students don't have basic knowledge in the field of electricity before entering polytechnics and 70% of students do not have complete notes. While 62% of the students are not interested in electrical engineering courses. Implementation of the action will be completed within five weeks. Planning the actions carried out are lecturer training by using the questions in the previous semester final examination and emphasis on topics that are considered elusive, showing video of teaching and learning related series and parallel circuits to enhance the understanding of students as well as guiding the student make additional training in groups during lecture. On average for questionnaire there is an increase of 42% for basic knowledge students, 57% for the cause of weaknesses in students and 43% for the interest of students. While the session did interview there is an increase of 28%. In conclusion it was found there is improvement of the students ' mastery of basic concepts of parallel and series circuits
Keywords: Domination; the concept of circuit.