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SPIP: Problem-based Learning


Problem-based learning uses problems as a context and motivation for students’ learning. Students are expected to learn concepts in the process of trying to solve “real world” problems and teachers act as guide and coach to support students’ learning.

What does PBL develop?









PBL in action

Learn some examples of project-based learning in Manor New Technology High School.

The Medic Portal. (2015, March 9). Problem-based learning (PBL) courses explained -
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How does PBL work?

Book Resources

What are the key steps in PBL?

CIRTL MOOC. (2015, September 10). The problem-based learning process. [Video file].
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