Getting started: Building a framework for a PBL course

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitators:
Hal White

Description:
Student-centered, inquiry-based instruction is different from more traditional teaching in many ways. This session will help participants to plan for a revised or new course, including what to put in a syllabus, and how to introduce students to these methods..

Problem-writing activity 2

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room TBA

Facilitators:
PBL2019 facilitation team

Description:
This is a continuation of problem-writing activities, in consultation with multiple facilitators and participants from cognate disciplines.  In this hands-on activity with multiple facilitators, participants will create a new problem that might be used in one of their classes. Problem-writing activity will be followed up with more time for constructing an engaging problem.

Matching assessments with your problem and student learning

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019
Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitators: Kevin Guidry, Stacie Larkin

Description:
In this hands-on session, together we will refine your student learning objectives and problem activities allowing you to develop a plan that (a) monitors students’ progress in and perceptions of the activities and (b) determines how well students are meeting the learning objectives.

Problem-writing activity 3: Advanced problem-writing

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitators:
PBL2019 facilitation team

Description:
In a continuation of the earlier writing activities, participants will continue to work on and refine their written problems. This session will highlight ideas for presentation of a problem or case in multiple stages, using techniques for progressive disclosure of information needed for problem resolution.

Reflections on day 2

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019
Time: 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room TBA

Facilitators:
PBL2019 facilitation team

Description:
Being a reflective practitioner is valuable for developing your abilities using problem-based learning.  Reflective sessions are an opportunity to start making connections immediately and to apply the session activities to your own teaching situation.