Welcoming remarks

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 9:00-9:15 a.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitators:
John Pelesko, Phil Duker

Description:
Welcome to PBL2019!  The welcoming remarks will set the stage for the next three days along with considerations for how to make the most of the sessions.

Forming groups: Take 1

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 9:15-9:45 a.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitators:
Jackie Fajardo, Adebanjo Oriade

Description:
Forming students groups that work together productively and cohesively is an integral part to problem-based learning.  Throughout the 3 days, you’ll experience many techniques for forming and working with student groups.

Reflection and questions

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 11:00-11:30 a.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

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.  This session will be a reflection on the experience-it-yourself problem.

Forming groups: Take 2

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 1:00-1:15 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 115

Facilitator: Hal White

Description:
Forming students groups that work together productively and cohesively is an integral part to problem-based learning.  Throughout the 3 days, you’ll experience many techniques for forming and working with student groups.

Survey of PBL problem types and sources

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 1:15-2:45 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitators:
Jackie Fajardo, Agnes Ly

Description:
A primary activity of the PBL instructor is finding and creating good problems. What characterizes a good problem for a PBL classroom? What should we think about when we create and test our own problems?

Introduction to problem-writing

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitator: Mark Serva

Description:
Following a discussion of the features of good problems, participants will begin to write materials suitable for a problem-based course. They will learn how to recognize potential situations, experiences, and events which can successfully be developed into problems. By the end of the session, each participant will have an initial draft of a problem scenario linked to learning objectives for a course they plan to teach. A problem-writing worksheet will help to organize the development process, both during and after the workshop.

Problem-writing activity 1

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Harker ISE Lab, room 215

Facilitators:
PBL2019 facilitation team

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

Reflections on day 1

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 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.