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ERIC Number: EJ864645
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0740-7874
Designing Tools for Reflection on Problem-Based Instruction and Problem-Based Instructional Design
Keefer, Matthew W.; Hui, Diane; RuffusDoerr, Amy Marie
ERS Spectrum, v27 n2 p19-28 Spr 2009
The objective of this research project into teacher education was to document the collaborative development and refection on teachers' tools in a problem-based learning (PBL) program. These results were then used to design materials and formats for the transmission of this teaching knowledge to less-experienced PBL teachers. The tools were developed using a problem-based model of teacher learning, informed by recent cognitive research into teacher education (Bickel & Hattrup, 1995; Bruer, 1993; Keefer, 2001; Krajcik, Blumenfield, Marx, & Soloway, 1994; Marx, Blumenfield, Krajcik, & Soloway, 1998). They consist of a set of materials, including case examples and exemplars, refections on cases, and scoring guides anchored to the video examples and presented in Web-based and CD-ROM formats. (Contains 2 tables and 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A