New Approaches to Problem based Learning

Author: Professor of Art Education Terry Barrett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136937692
Format: PDF
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Problem-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach that has the capacity to create vibrant and active learning environments in higher education. However, both experienced PBL practitioners and those new to PBL often find themselves looking for guidance on how to engage and energise a PBL curriculum. New Approaches to Problem-based Learning: Revitalising your Practice in Higher Education provides that guidance from a range of different, complementary perspectives. Leading practitioners in the field as well as new voices in PBL teaching and learning have collaborated to produce this text. Each chapter provides practical and experienced accounts of issues and ideas for PBL, as well as a strong theoretical and evidence base. Whether you are an experienced PBL practitioner, or new to the processes and principles of PBL, this book will help you to find ways of revitalising and enriching your practice and of enhancing the learning experience in a range of higher education contexts.

How to Use Problem based Learning in the Classroom

Author: Robert Delisle
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871202913
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Details the problem-based learning process, explores the teacher's role, and provides background information, lessons, problems, a chart for organizing student research, and information about assessment.

Technology and Problem based Learning

Author: Lorna Uden
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1591407443
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This book is aimed at educators who may be considering introducing problem-based learning and need to know what it involves, its benefits and the practical details of how to implement it"--Provided by publisher.

The Role of Criticism in Understanding Problem Solving

Author: Samuel Fee
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461435404
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In 1991, Denis Hlynka and John Belland released Paradigms Regained, a well received reader for graduate students in the field of educational technology. The Role of Criticism in Understanding Problem Solving updates some of those ideas initially proposed in Paradigms Regained, and extends the conversation into the contemporary discourse regarding problem based learning (PBL). Paradigms proposed the idea of criticism as a third method for the conduction of educational research, the first two being qualitative and qualitative. The concept of criticism as a tool for research is not well established in educational technology, although it is well established in other educational research traditions such as Curriculum Studies. Unfortunately, it is not always clear how criticism can be applied. This book views criticism as a way to step back and look at an educational intervention within educational technology through a particular critical lens. Criticism is viewed as a valuable approach to guiding meta analyses and theoretical studies, serving to prevent the proverbial "spinning of the wheels" that often happens in educational research. By indicating new potential research questions and directions, criticism approaches can invigorate educational research. This book revisits the ideals of criticism in order to establish their usefulness for studying educational technology interventions to support problem based learning. First, a few foundational chapters set the stage for the conversations on criticism. Then, the role criticism can play in enhancing analysis and interpretation of the PBL literature is explored. Finally, case studies addressing the central concepts of the text are presented and dissected. This book represents a complete overhaul and rethinking of the use of criticism as a method for understanding and furthering the research area of PBL within the field of Educational technology.

Everyday Problem Based Learning

Author: Brian Pete
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416624724
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Educators know that problem-based learning answers that perennial student question: “When will I ever use this in real life?” Faced with a meaty problem to solve, students finally “get” why they need to learn the content and are energized to do so. But here’s the exciting part: problem-based learning doesn’t require weeks of study or an end-of-year project. In this book, Brian Pete and Robin Fogarty show how you can use problem-based learning as a daily approach to helping students learn authentic and relevant content and skills. They explain how to engage students in each of the seven steps in the problem-based learning model, so students learn how to develop good questions, launch their inquiry, gather information, organize their information, create evidence, present their findings, and assess their learning. Using practical examples, they also describe how to help students master these seven important thinking skills: develop, analyze, reason, understand, solve, apply, and evaluate. To put all this in context, the authors offer seven “PBL in a Nutshell” lessons that can easily be incorporated in a single classroom period. Depth of thinking and ease of implementation--this is problem-based learning at its best.

Problem Based Learning

Author: John F. Barell
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148336013X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A step-by-step guide for teaching your students to think critically and solve complex problems! Problem-based learning expert John Barell troubleshoots the PBL process for teachers, drawing from practical classroom experience. Step-by-step procedures make this remarkably effective teaching model accessible and highly doable for all teachers, from beginners to veterans. This standards-based, teacher-friendly second edition of the author's popular PBL guide includes: Examples showing problem-based learning in action Answers to frequently asked questions on standards-based implementation Thorough guidelines for developing problems for students to solve Rubrics and assessment tips to ensure that standards are met

Problem Based Learning for Math Science

Author: Diane L. Ronis
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412955599
Format: PDF, Docs
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Illustrates how to strengthen learners' problem-solving skills by incorporating problem-based learning (PBL) with Internet resources and presents projects that correlate to national science, mathematics, and technology standards.

Problem Based Learning In Higher Education Untold Stories

Author: Savin-Baden, Maggi
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 033520337X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book discloses ways in which learners and teachers manage complex and diverse learning in the context of their lives in a fragile and often incoherent world. It explores both the theory and the practice of problem-based learning and considers the implications of implementing problem-based learning organizationally.