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Sánchez, Mónica Elisa; Cebrián, Victoria; Repiso, Luciana; Torres, César; Ruiz, Jorge – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Within the framework of the CITYLAB LA "Engaging students with sustainable cities in Latin-America" Project, ERASMUS Program, this article reflects on the application of the Project-oriented Problem-Based Learning pedagogical method in the workshop work carried out by the Chair Urbanism IIA--Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Design,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Urban Planning, Architecture
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Fernandez, Mónica Inés; Constantinidis, Bárbara Rita; Brignone, Mabel C.; Bonvecchi, Liliana; Orduna, Martín Blas; Carbone, Carolina A.; Otero, María de los Ángeles; Ciarciá, Federica; de Souza, Juan – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Erasmus+ CityLab Program at Universidad de Belgrano School of Architecture and Urban Planning, has focused on urban structure as generator of dynamic and transformable spaces, through a local case located at Juan B. Justo Avenue corridor, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The CityLab project motivated students to experience an integrative 3-year…
Descriptors: Land Use, Universities, Problem Based Learning, Foreign Countries
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Coppens, Tom; Pineda, Andrés Felipe Valderrama; Henao, Kelly; Rybels, Stijn; Samoilovich, Daniel; De Jonghe, Nina; Camacho, Heilyn – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
This article discusses the challenges and opportunities identified in the implementation of the Citylab project in Latin America during the period of 2015-2018. The project was funded by the Erasmus+ Key action 2 programme of the European Union. The project aims to innovate teaching for sustainability in higher education institutions through…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Urban Renewal, Urban Areas, Problem Based Learning
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Coscia, Cristina; De Filippi, Francesca – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
The CrowdMapping Mirafiori Sud (CMMS) pilot project, carried out by the Polytechnic of Turin (Italy), involved the academic world (students and professors), the Mirafiori Onlus Foundation, the local administration and the community in a participatory and inclusive process. The district is a large area of Turin characterized by a high average age…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, School Community Relationship, Student Projects
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Camacho, Heillyn Nunez; Rybels, Stijn; Coppens, Tom; Pineda, Andrés Felipe Valderrama – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Shifting from a traditional lecture-based teaching approach to a student-centred approach, such as Problem-Based Learning (PBL), demands significant changes in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs). It requires changes for teachers, students, institutional management, and even the physical learning environment. Once a university is not designed…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Educational Innovation, Change Strategies, Curriculum Implementation
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Ornés Vasquez, Sandra; Lara, Luis – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
The urban design courses of the urban planning career in the Universidad Simón Bolívar (USB, 2017) Caracas-Venezuela, are part of the backbone of workshops (4 of 11) and invite to the study of parts of the city whose problems demand to be resolved, according to traditional teaching methods. Considering this precedent and within the framework of…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Urban Planning, Design, College Students
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Soonets, Silvia; Mena, Aliz Beatriz; Dorbessan, Bernardo; Micucci, Franco; Olaizola, Carlos – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
The learning process in architecture at Universidad Simon Bolivar is based on confronting students with practical or theoretical situations to let them acquire knowledge about the discipline. The core of this process is on design studio courses, and from the early stages of the program they have to discover for themselves the role of architecture…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Architectural Education, Course Descriptions, Design
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Aparicio, Carlos Estuardo; Hinojosa, Karen; Casillas Zapata, Amanda Melissa – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Problem-based learning is one of the most useful resources in education with the potential to effect real world change. The evident benefits of PBL in the face of the challenges that Latin America presently encounters have led many institutions to consider the adoption of PBL curricula. However, PBL implementation has its own set of difficulties.…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Public Health, Industrial Arts
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Quinn, Andrea – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
This paper provides insights into an initiative that offers graduate and professional students from across the University of Michigan the opportunity to participate in multi-disciplinary, problem-based classes that foster creative thinking, teamwork, and development of transferrable skills. The paper describes how, in order to improve student…
Descriptors: Universities, Problem Based Learning, Teamwork, Creative Thinking
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Bowen, Cheryl Marie – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
This case study explores how a problem-based learning (PBL), graduate education course could be organized in ways that utilize the current knowledge of how people learn within diverse, real world community settings. Students were asked to identify an educational enterprise and a social problem within a culturally diverse, high-need community.…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Based Learning, Curriculum Development, Higher Education
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Johansson, Nicolaj; Nøhr, Susanne B.; Stentoft, Diana – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
There is a substantial amount of research pointing to the benefits of pedagogical approaches such as problem-based learning (PBL) and the importance of developing professional identity as a physician in medical education. The aim of this review is to investigate the existing literature concerned with the relation between PBL and professional…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Problem Based Learning, Professional Identity, Physicians
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Jaeger, Martin; Yu, Gang; Adair, Desmond – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
The perspectives on Project Based Learning (PBL), traditional learning and engineering competencies are influenced by national and organizational culture. Based on Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory and grounded in constructivist learning theory, the purpose of this study is to identify the perspectives of Arab and Chinese managers on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Student Projects, Problem Based Learning
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Moayyedian, Mehdi; Alateeqi, Ameenah; Alzuabi, Dalal; Burhama, Reem; Alathari, Shouq – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
A beneficial project is defined and implemented for the senior project of bachelor students of mechanical engineering program in the school of engineering at American University of The Middle East (AUM). Students need to design, analysis, and optimize a solar car chassis using Design of Experiment (DOE). It is required that the design process and…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Student Projects, Teamwork, Design
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Wood, Graham – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
An interdisciplinary approach has been adopted for undergraduate Law and Social Science students attending separate seven-week intensive language communication courses run at the University of Helsinki. The challenge has been to anchor this pedagogical development within theoretical frames of reference that contextualise the interdisciplinary PBL…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Based Learning, Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills
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Liso, Vincenzo – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2020
The organization of knowledge influences how effectively students learn, so that if the information is well structured and the knowledge acquisition process is carried out in a systemic way, one can more effectively retrieve pieces of knowledge. To tackle this problem a common document format used in academia, IMRaD (Introduction, Method, Results,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning, Undergraduate Students
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