Instructional design/Spotting PBL/Summary
This experience pushed you to judge and share one example of PBL curricula that includes all three essential features of PBL: authentic problem, problem-solving, and tutorial groups. Hopefully, you will use this experience to learn more about appropriate authentic problems that you can use to launch PBL experiences.
Review the key takeaways of the three essential features of PBL:
You have successfully completed this lesson if you are able to:
For Further Information
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