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Problem Based Learning Sets
Problem Based Learning at the University of Delaware
The Motivation to Learn Begins with a Problem
In a problem-based learning (PBL) model, students engage complex, challenging problems and collaboratively work toward their resolution. PBL is about students connecting disciplinary knowledge to real-world problems—the motivation to solve a problem becomes the motivation to learn
Welcome to the PBL Clearinghouse, a collection of problems and articles to assist educators in using problem-based learning. The problems and articles are peer reviewed by PBL experts in the disciplinary content areas. Teaching notes and supplemental materials accompany each problem, providing insights and strategies that are innovative and classroom-tested. Access to the Clearinghouse collection is limited to educators who register via an online application, but is free and carries no obligation.
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National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
The mission of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS) is to promote the nationwide application of active learning techniques to the teaching of science, with a particular emphasis on case studies and problem-based learning.
Our peer-reviewed collection contains over 502 cases in all areas of science.
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Problem Based Learning at the University of Chatham
Developed by Howard Barrows and associates at McMaster University for medical education, problem-based learning (PBL) has been implemented in a number of health care professional educational programs. Problem-based learning is a rigorous, highly structured teaching methodology which places the student in a position of active responsibility for learning and mastering content. In a group of peers, the student learns new material by confronting and solving problems in the form of a clinical patient case.
Inquiry and Problem Based Learning Lesson Plans at the University of Indiana
Thus site has an archive of lesson plans developed at Indiana, and links to plans developed at other schools.
Problem Based Learning Links from Emory University
Emory has collected a list of resources for Problem Based Learning examples from other institutions. Many of the resources are in the sciences.