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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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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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Arantes do Amaral, Joao Alberto – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2017
In this case study we discuss the dynamics that drive a free-of-charge project-based learning extension course. We discuss the lessons learned in the course, "Laboratory of Social Projects." The course aimed to teach project management skills to the participants. It was conducted from August to November of 2015, at Federal University of…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Case Studies, Extension Education
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Wood, Gaynor – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2016
Graduate employment statistics are receiving considerable attention in UK universities. This paper looks at how a wide range of employability attributes can be developed with students, through the innovative use of the Project Based Learning (PjBL) approach. The case study discussed here involves a group of archaeology students from the University…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Job Skills, Archaeology, Active Learning