The Practice of Problem-Based Learning. A Guide to Implementing PBL in the College Classroom. JB - Anker

  • ID: 2216584
  • Book
  • 160 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Practice of Problem–Based Learning: A Guide to Implementing PBL in the College Classroom

This book is a guide for the development and implementation of problem–based learning in college–level courses. Written with usefulness in mind, it provides practical advice from real professors to real professors, includes examples of PBL in action through every stage of problem development through implementation, and integrates cross–disciplinary experiences into the doing of PBL in the college classroom.

Its nuts–and–bolts approach makes it valuable to faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and faculty development professionals interested in learning how to do PBL, as well as to those already using PBL who would like to learn more about what other practitioners do in their classrooms.

Contents include:

  • Why (we) use PBL
  • Changing the landscape
  • No problems? No problem
  • Controlling chaos in PBL
  • Evaluation, revision, and reflection
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About the Authors.

Foreword.

Preface.

1 Why (We) Use PBL.

Why We Switched.

What Is PBL?

Issues.

2 Changing the Landscape.

Changing Ourselves.

Changing Our Courses.

Changing Our Students.

3 No Problems? No Problem.

The Basics.

Sources for Problems.

Designing a Successful Problem.

4 Controlling Chaos in PBL: The Messy Middle.

Conducting Class.

Our Role.

Student Contribution.

5 What Now? Evaluation, Revision, and Reflection.

The Students.

What Worked and What Didn t.

The Sustainability of PBL.

Epilogue.

Bibliography.

Index.

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