What is pbl?

characteristics of pbl

  • The learning needs to be student-centered. 
  • The learning has to occur in small student groups under the guidance of a tutor
  • The tutor acts as a facilitator or guide
  • The learning starts with the authentic problem
  • The problems encountered are used as a tool to achieve the required knowledge and the problem-solving skills necessary to eventually solve the problem. 
  • Self-directed learning for acquisition of new information.

pbl environment

Students working in teams to experience and explore relevantreal-world problemsquestionsissues, and challenges; then creating presentations and products to share what they have learned.

PBL Process- Barrows