AN INNOVATIVE LEARNING IN ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEM COURSE USING DISCOVERY LEARNING AND PROJECT-BASED LEARNING AT STATE POLYTECHNIC OF MALANG INDONESIA
The purpose of this study was to improve students' knowledge, skills in understanding the concepts and theories of Accounting Information Systems by using discovery learning and project-based learning and evaluation of their application with a survey questionnaire. This type of research is qualitative with a sample of 400 students and the learning methods are characterized and solve problems to create, combine, and generalize knowledge, learner-centered, activities to combine new knowledge and existing knowledge. Project based learning is an active student learning method where students are given assignments / projects to design and apply the Accounting Information Systems theory to the real world to find a result of the practice of implementing Accounting Information Systems in the industry. The results show that the discovery and project methods are able to improve and enhance the learning competence of all students. Research results provide new theory and practical results of discovery and project learning and advance discovery learning reform and project based learning. This research is in the application and development of discovery learning methods and project-based learning applied to the Accounting Information Systems course and its impact on students' basic knowledge to skills, collaboration, and communication.