Problem-based Learning Innovation: Using Problems To Power Learning In The 21st Century

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Delmar, Jan 1, 2003 - Education - 172 pages
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In attempting to innovate learning and prepare a new generation for the demands of a knowledgebased economy, many training institutions and schools have embarked on the use of problembased learning (PBL) approaches. This book explains why PBL has become an innovation in education. The author provides readers with an updated and holistic perspective of how to practically infuse PBL into the curricula.

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Oon-Seng Tan is Associate Professor and Head of Psychological Studies at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. He is also the President-Elect of the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association and Vice-President (Asia & Pacific Rim) of the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology. While serving as Director of He was previously Director of the Temasek Centre for Problem-based Learning where he won an Innovator Award from the Enterprise Challenge Unit of the Prime Minister's Office of Singapore.

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