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Peart, Daniel J.; Fairhead, Orrin J.; Stamp, Keyleigh A. – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This paper shares a practice of encouraging critical analysis in science students by comparing mobile applications and peripherals to traditional tools to record physiological variables such as heart rate and blood pressure. A progressive series of case studies is described with learning outcomes mapped to the benchmark statement for Bioscience…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Physiology, Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning
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Bani-Hani, Ehab; Al Shalabi, Ammar; Alkhatib, Fadi; Eilaghi, Armin; Sedaghat, Ahmad – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The main challenges facing a project based learning (PBL) facilitator in our institution is addressed here in team forming for multidisciplinary PBL subjects of diploma students in mechanical and civil engineering. These challenges include the type of projects, how to team up students, how to proceed with planning, how to swap planning outputs…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering Education
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Work, Timothy; Mauffette, Yves – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
In problem-based learning large cohorts of students are divided into smaller groups that pursue learning objectives with separate instructors called tutors. This presents challenges for tutors tasked with providing similar educational experiences and assessment of multiple groups of students. Here we evaluated between-group variation in test…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Problem Based Learning, Tutors
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Fugate, James – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
A project-based course is where students engage in a series of projects, which help lead students to a defined level of skill as specified in the course goals. Unlike a traditional lecture course where students are given examinations to assess the level of student knowledge and understanding, a project-based course may not include any formal…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Student Evaluation
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Engen, Mie; Fallov, Mia Arp; Jensen, Rune Hagel Skaarup; Jensen, Julie Borup; Ravn, Ole – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This article presents the main findings of an applied research project, which studied student experiences of the challenges and opportunities of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in two master programmes (MPs) at Aalborg University (AAU) characterised by diverse student groups, who bring different educational backgrounds, skills and experiences to the…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Problem Based Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience
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Sedaghat, Ahmad; Al Shalabi, Ammar; Eilaghi, Armin; Assad, M. El Haj – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
A useful project is identified for the semester-four diploma students in their final workshop of mechanical engineering program in the school of engineering at Australian college of Kuwait (ACK). ACK is putting significant emphasis in project based learning (PBL) and is developing new courses for both diploma and degree programs according to PBL…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Engineering, Design, Workshops
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Glintborg, Chalottte; Hansen, Tia G. B. – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Problem-based learning (PBL) is widely recognized as a pedagogical approach across disciplines. However, the relevance and application of PBL in psychology has received limited attention. Therefore, this article presents a PBL-based master degree programme for psychologists. The article is divided into three sections. First, we present the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Masters Programs, Psychologists
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Cunningham, Ben – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
To promote the development of greater creativity in my students' design work, I created an online tool--called Reflective Inquiry (RI)--that accompanies all of my open-ended assignments and that I require students to submit with each project. The RI is composed of a series of prompts that students must respond to, almost daily, to explain and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Development, Design, Studio Art
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Camacho, Heilyn; Coto, Mayela; Jørgensen, Kenneth Mølbjerg – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
With the growing demand to use pedagogical approaches to foster 21st-century skills such as problem solving, creativity, critical thinking, collaborative learning and innovation, many educational institutions have chosen to use the pedagogical approach of problem-based learning (PBL). Moving from traditional teaching to PBL, however, demands an…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Problem Based Learning, Organizational Change, Program Implementation
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Arantes do Amaral, Joao Alberto; Araujo, Cintia Rejane Möller; Lino dos Santos, Rebeca Júlia Rodrigues – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
In this article, we describe a project management course developed in a multi-campus, blended learning environment, with the participation of 14 NGOs. There were 70 undergraduate students involved, from three campuses of the Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil. We discuss how the course was conceptualized, provide an outline of its curriculum…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Student Projects, Active Learning, Teaching Methods
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Camacho, Heilyn; Christiansen, Ellen – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This paper reviews the design of a 'Professional Inquiry' course taught for four years to Information Studies students at Aalborg University, Denmark, within the pedagogical paradigm of Problem Based Learning (PBL). The course teaches students how to formulate research questions and scientific problems, and determine what is worthwhile knowing…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Inquiry
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Heinrich, Falk – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The article presents a theoretical elaboration of the potential relationship between the academic and artistic approaches within a problem-based educational setting. The investigation is based on Koestler's idea of the "bisociation" (blending) of dissimilar thinking and action matrices as the foundational mechanism of human creation in…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Bachelors Degrees
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Foged, Isak Worre – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This paper proposes, exemplifies and discusses a new design method that includes both artistic and scientific modes of working. It is based on the idea of integrated design processes driven by strategic implementation of what is termed sequential primary generators. The paper begins by discussing design and creative process research and then…
Descriptors: Design, Creativity, Architecture, Architectural Education
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Shanks, Michael; Svabo, Connie – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The notion of scholartistry, hybrid scholarship-arts practice, is introduced by situating it in the academic literature on research methodology. The article offers dynamic, dialogical exemplification and demonstration; it takes the form of a conversation among the visitors to an imaginary exhibition of scholartistic artifacts. Several examples of…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Art, Problem Based Learning, Design
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Pearlman, Ellen – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
A co-lab in Cyborg Arts was conducted at Parsons/New School University, a leading design school in New York City, over the course of sixteen weeks. This paper discusses the use of Bruno Latour's Actor Network Theory (ANT) (Latour, 2007) in facilitating creative collaboration solutions. Previously, an open call had been placed in targeted venues…
Descriptors: Art Education, Group Activities, Cooperation, College Students
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