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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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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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Arantes do Amaral, Joao Alberto; Petroni, Liége Mariel; Hess, Aurélio – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2016
The ability to raise funds is a skill that most modern project managers need. While a good deal of literature exists on the strategies NGOs employ to raise funds for their operations, less attention has been paid to the strategies used by students involved in Project-Based Learning courses that often partner with NGOs. Fundraising is an important…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning
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Richards, Cameron – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2015
The challenge of better reconciling individual and collective aspects of innovative problem-solving can be productively addressed to enhance the role of PBL as a key focus of the creative process in future higher education. This should involve "active learning" approaches supported by related processes of teaching, assessment and…
Descriptors: Outcome Based Education, Problem Based Learning, Portfolio Assessment, Systems Approach
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Arantes do Amaral, Joao Alberto; Gonçalves, Paulo – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This case study describes a continuous improvement experience, conducted from 2002 to 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, within 47 Project-Based Learning MBA courses, involving approximately 1,400 students. The experience report will focus on four themes: (1) understanding the main dynamics present in MBA courses; (2) planning a systemic intervention in…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Case Studies
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Stegeager, Nikolaj; Thomassen, Anja Overgaard; Laursen, Erik – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2013
This article presents the PBL model applied at Aalborg University in order to discuss research findings with regard to the educational effectiveness of the PBL model in securing an efficient transfer of learning from university driven continuing education to the context of the workplace. In recent years Aalborg University has seen a progressive…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Continuing Education, Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness
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Szulevicz, Thomas; Jensen, Mogens – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2013
This article discusses practical and theoretical aspects related to PBL. In the first section of the article, potentials related to professional training of forthcoming educational psychologists following PBL-principles are analyzed. It is argued that PBL constitutes a good platform for creating stimulating interplays between theory and practice.…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Problem Based Learning, Educational Principles, Educational Practices
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Andreasen,, Lars Birch; Nielsen, Jørgen Lerche – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2013
The article contributes to the discussions on problem based learning and project work, building on and reflecting the experiences of the authors. Four perspectives are emphasized as central to a contemporary approach to problem- and project-based learning: the exploration of problems, projects as a method, online collaboration, and the dialogic…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Student Projects, Computer Mediated Communication, Masters Programs