We held a training session for the PBL courses.

We held the PBL training session titled “Four Types of PBL” (May 31st, 2012)

Dr. Shinji Tsuruoka, Professor, Graduate Program, Mie University

Dr. Shinji Tsuruoka, Professor, Graduate Program, Mie University

We invited Dr. Shinji Tsuruoka, Professor, who teaches a master’s course at Mie University as a lecturer and held a training session for the PBL courses.

The training session was held as a preliminary workshop to examine the framework of the Project-Based Learning (PBL) courses that will be offered by the University from the 2013 academic year.

A scene from the group work

A scene from the group work

Sixteen instructors attended the event and had active discussions and Q&A through the lecture and group work, which used information on the cases of ongoing PBL courses that Mie University were offering.

Reference
  • Date and time: May 31st (Thu), 2012, 13:00-17:00
  • Lecturer: Dr. Shinji Tsuruoka, Professor (Dean, Graduate School of Regional Innovation Studies, Mie University)
Outline:
  1. What is PBL? (Four models)
  2. Activities of Mie University, contents of pre-PBL courses for freshmen
  3. Precautions and methodology related to the logistics and preliminary surveys
  4. PBL course design, from preparation to post-study presentation
  5. How should the PBL administration method be changed by study subject? What are the essential points to cover irrespective of the study subject and supervising instructor?
  6. Preparation of PBL study materials
  7. Effectiveness of PBL and evaluation method
  8. Q&A