Today the most effective engineering education is active in nature. Project Based Learning is an approach that captures the active method and allows teachers to create authentic and engaging learning that prepares students for a future career in industry.
The course will focus on
The key learning goal is to create learners who are knowledgeable about and confident in the practice of enabling PBL.
The objectives of the course will be to:
Minimum requirements to enter the course – initial engineering education (master or specialist diploma). Skills and knowledge required.
|Assessment Tasks||Weighting (%)||Individual/Group||Assessment Methods|
|Design of the project (template, poster, report, etc.)||50||Individual||Peer assessment|
|Making a video||50||Group||Grade (0-5)|
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Academic expertise and practical pedagogical skills. The instructors will have designed the course and take a lead role in guiding and facilitating its delivery. A key feature will be their role in providing feedback to learners in order to promote reflection. The instructors will act as consultants for future iterations of the course.
There could be some elements of the course delivered to the class through distance learning. This could include theoretical and methodological elements of the course delivered by WU and other collaborating institutions. As this course is about PBL, any distance learning elements will need to be supported by practical sessions. This feature of the course can remain fluid and capitalise on a wide range of expertise.
RU & TJ & EN (The combination of the languages depending on the learners)