Instructional design/Characteristics of PBL Problems
|1. ID PBL Problems||2. Features of PBL Problems||3. Generate PBL Problems||4. Practice Now||5. Summary and References|
Core characteristics of PBL
According to the video on the previous page, what do you think are the core characteristics of PBL?
Do you agree that PBL has the following three core characteristics?
- Students solve problems through selecting, analyzing and synthesizing information
- Carried out in groups
Features of PBL Problems
As it is said in the lesson introduction “good problems are essential in PBL”. Think: what features a good PBL problem should have to ensure the above characteristics of PBL? Look at the following inference chain, see if you agree:
According to the above diagram, enhance students’ motivation, enhance students’ critical thinking skills, and enhance students’ collaboration are three essential features of problems in PBLs. As for how to generate problems which consist of such features, the next section will give you detailed guidelines and practical tips.
Now please click on third session of this class "3.Generate PBL Problems."