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Introduction to Problem-Based Learning: Encouraging Our Students to be Self-Directed Learners is a Course

Introduction to Problem-Based Learning: Encouraging Our Students to be Self-Directed Learners

Ended Feb 21, 2024
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Term: Spring 2024

Date: February 21st, 2024

Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Location: Graduate Life Center, Meeting Room C

Instructors: Hannah Harris

Presented By: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

 

Description:

Problem-based learning is a student-centered teaching method in which complex, real-world problems are used as the vehicle to promote student learning of concepts and principles. Historically based in clinical preparation and professional schools including medicine and business, problem-based learning has since been infused in many other fields of study with positive learning outcomes for students at all levels.  Participants will explore the essential considerations for integrating this method in your course(s), discuss relevant learning outcomes specific to course content and additional skills that support student success in future academic and professional goals, and design a draft problem for their course.