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									                    Problem Based Learning
                        - a Radical idea?


                                    Christopher Benjamin
                                      BU L&T Conference 2007

www.bournemouth.ac.uk
                        Problem Based Learning - PBL



      • Nature of PBL

                   • Creating Independent Learners


                            • Implementation Difficulties

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                        PBL – What is it?




                             a Radical idea!
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                         Traditional L&T


                                 Knowledge Space




                        Expert                     Student


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                         Traditional L&T


                                 Knowledge Space



         Curriculum




                        Expert                     Student


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                         Traditional L&T


                                 Knowledge Space



         Curriculum




                        Expert                     Student


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                         Traditional L&T


                                 Knowledge Space



         Curriculum




                        Expert                     Student


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                         Traditional L&T


                                 Knowledge Space



         Curriculum




                                     Teaching
                        Expert                     Student


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                         Problem Based Learning


                                 Knowledge Space




                        Expert                     Student


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                         Problem Based Learning


                                 Knowledge Space




                                     Problem

                        Expert                     Student


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                         Problem Based Learning


                                 Knowledge Space




                                                        Curriculum




                                     Problem

                        Expert                     Student


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                         Problem Based Learning


                                 Knowledge Space




                                                        Curriculum




                                     Problem

                        Expert                     Student


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                         Problem Based Learning


                                 Knowledge Space




                                                        Curriculum




                                     Problem

                        Expert                     Student


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                         Problem Based Learning


                                 Knowledge Space




                                                        Curriculum




                                                               Solution
                                     Problem

                        Expert                     Student


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                        Traditional v PBL

             Traditional                         PBL




                           Centre of activity?
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                        PBL – Some Benefits


   •    Ownership
   •    Relevance
   •    Engagement
   •    Evaluation
   •    Application

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                        PBL – Creating Independent
                        Learners

      • “Research in your own time forces you to be active in
        your thinking so you actually take in and learn more
        than maybe you would in a lecture”

      • “Being responsible for finding the answer and
        understanding how to relate the found information
        back to the problem”

      • “Learning by solving a problem yourself. Learning
        from experience”
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                        PBL – Creating Independent
                        Learners

      • “Research in your own time forces you to be active in
        your thinking so you actually take in and learn more
        than maybe you would in a lecture”

      • “Being responsible for finding the answer and
        understanding how to relate the found information
        back to the problem”

      • “Learning by solving a problem yourself. Learning
        from experience”
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                        PBL – Creating Independent
                        Learners

      • “Research in your own time forces you to be active in
        your thinking so you actually take in and learn more
        than maybe you would in a lecture”

      • “Being responsible for finding the answer and
        understanding how to relate the found information
        back to the problem”

      • “Learning by solving a problem yourself. Learning
        from experience”
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                        PBL – Creating Independent
                        Learners

      • “Research in your own time forces you to be active in
        your thinking so you actually take in and learn more
        than maybe you would in a lecture”

      • “Being responsible for finding the answer and
        understanding how to relate the found information
        back to the problem”

      • “Learning by solving a problem yourself. Learning
        from experience”
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                        PBL – Creating Independent
                        Learners

      • “Research in your own time forces you to be active in
        your thinking so you actually take in and learn more
        than maybe you would in a lecture”

      • “Being responsible for finding the answer and
        understanding how to relate the found information
        back to the problem”

      • “Learning by solving a problem yourself. Learning
        from experience”
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                        PBL – Creating Independent
                        Learners

      • “Research in your own time forces you to be active in
        your thinking so you actually take in and learn more
        than maybe you would in a lecture”

      • “Being responsible for finding the answer and
        understanding how to relate the found information
        back to the problem”

      • “Learning by solving a problem yourself. Learning
        from experience”
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                        PBL – Independent Learners

 The Traditional Student              The PBL Student




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                        PBL – Some Difficulties


     •    Assessment
     •    Culture
     •    Resourcing
     •    Existing System


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                        PBL – The BU Graduate?




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                        Problem Based Learning



                           Thank you
                               &
                         any questions


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