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Title: Problem Based Learning, Especially in the Context of Large Classes
Url: http://www.chemeng.mcmaster.ca/pbl/PBL.HTM
Publisher: McMaster University
Description: This webpage from McMaster University in Canada describes one approach using small groups for using problem-based learning in teaching large classes. The focus of the authors is on teaching medical students but they also describe use of this approach in teaching civil engineering students, geography, etc. Links are provided to pdf files containing useful resources for instructors on being a good coach, assessment, and literature references to pbl.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Education and training of teachers and administrators
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Problem-based learning
GEM Subject: Philosophy -- Educational Philosophy
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-04-21 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-04-27 10:42:07 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Analytical Sciences Digital Library
Full Record Views: 54
Resource URL Clicks: 19
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