ERIC Number: ED453158
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Energizing Teacher Education and Professional Development with Problem-Based Learning.
Levin, Barbara B., Ed.
This collection of papers presents a variety of field-tested examples that use problem-based learning (PBL) for teacher education in many professional development settings. It describes PBL activities for preservice, novice, and experienced educators at all levels. The eight chapters describe teacher educators' experiences using PBL in their particular professional development settings. The chapters are: (1) "They Expect Teachers To Do That? Helping Teachers Explore and Take Ownership of Their Profession" (Carol D. Dean); (2) "Problem-Based Learning in an Undergraduate Educational Psychology Course" (Lee Shumow); (3) "Providing Structure for Analyzing Authentic Problems" (Jean W. Pierce and Herbert G. Lange); (4) "The Inclusion Classroom Problem: Learning about Students with Disabilities" (Katherine L. Hibbard, Barbara B. Levin, and Tracy C. Rock); (5) "The Charter School and Problem-Based Learning" (Barbara B. Levin); (6) "Using Problem-Based Learning To Teach Problem-Based Learning" (Sara M. Sage); (7) "Classroom Action Research as Problem-Based Learning" (Gwynn Mettetal); and (8) "Frequently Asked Questions about Problem-Based Learning" (Barbara B. Levin with Carol D. Dean and Jean W. Pierce). (Contains 8 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Charter Schools, Critical Thinking, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Mainstreaming, Preservice Teacher Education, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Teacher Improvement, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.