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Title One-day, one-problem : an approach to problem-based learning / Glen O'Grady [and others], editors
Published Singapore ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 298 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Part 1. Introduction and Overview -- One-Day, One-Problem at Republic Polytechnic / Elaine H.J. Yew and Glen O'Grady -- A Brief History of Problem-based Learning / Henk G. Schmidt -- Pedagogical Philosophy Underpinning One-Day, One-Problem / W.A.M. Alwis -- Part 2. Student Learning -- The Process of Student Learning in One-Day, One-Problem / Elaine H.J. Yew and Henk G. Schmidt -- Problem-based Learning and Student Motivation: The Role of Interest in Learning and Achievement / Jerome I. Rotgans and Henk G. Schmidt -- The Student Perspective: How Students Manage Their Learning at Republic Polytechnic / Jeanette L.F. Choy and Lisa-Angelique Lim -- Part 3. Problems and Scaffolds -- Characteristics of Effective Problems / Nachamma Sockalingam and Henk G. Schmidt -- Scaffolding in Problem-based Learning / Serene S.Y. Choo -- Part 4. Assessment -- Holistic Assessment and Problem-based Learning / Glen O'Grady and W.A.M. Alwis -- Assessing Student Learning: Daily Self-Assessment at Republic Polytechnic / Magdeleine D.N. Lew and Henk G. Schmidt -- Part 5. Facilitators -- Teachers as Facilitators / Judith C. Williams -- A Staff Education and Development Programme to Support PBL / Karen P.L. Goh -- Part 6. Conclusion -- Summary and Conclusions / Elaine H.J. Yew, Karen P.L. Goh and Glen O'Grady
Summary One-day, one-problem is a unique adaptation of problem-based learning (PBL) pioneered at Republic Polytechnic, Singapore. Here students are challenged each day with a problem from their domain and attain the necessary learning outcomes in the process of responding to the problem. Throughout the day students would engage in small group discussions, self-directed learning and conversations with their teacher who plays the role of a facilitator. This approach to learning and instruction represents a new brand of constructivist learning in a more structured learning environment compared to conventional PBL. This book contains a series of chapters by authors with first-hand experience in the one-day, one-problem PBL approach. Unlike other books on PBL, the chapters are both research-informed and practical. Results of empirical studies into the factors of PBL such as quality of problems, tutor behaviours, scaffoldings, student learning and interest are discussed together with practical implications for the educator
Analysis Education
Learning & Instruction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Problem-based learning.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Grady, Glen
ISBN 9789814021746 (print)
9789814021753 (electronic bk.)
9814021741 (print)
981402175X (electronic bk.)