ERIC Number: EJ1057490
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
Beyond Problem-Based Learning: Using Dynamic PBL in Chemistry
Overton, Tina L.; Randles, Christopher A.
Chemistry Education Research and Practice, v16 n2 p251-259 2015
This paper describes the development and implementation of a novel pedagogy, dynamic problem-based learning. The pedagogy utilises real-world problems that evolve throughout the problem-based learning activity and provide students with choice and different data sets. This new dynamic problem-based learning approach was utilised to teach sustainable development to first year chemistry undergraduates. Results indicate that the resources described here motivated students to learn about sustainability and successfully developed a range of transferable skills.
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Chemistry, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, College Science, Skill Development, Sustainability, Cooperative Learning, Group Activities, Independent Study, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Fuels, Campuses, Colleges, Questionnaires
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