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“How to PBL” in SF June 17th at MPICT

Golden Gate Bridge

What? Teach Your Students to Think for Themselves with PBL
Where? Faculty Development Week event at the Mission Campus of CCSF in San Francisco, CA
When? June 17-21, 2013
Register? MidPacific ICT Center website: http://www.mpict.org


Teach Your Students to Think for Themselves …

Interested in creating problem-based learning scenarios for your course?

Join us at this summer’s Faculty Development Week event at the Mission Campus of CCSF in San Francisco, CA, June 17-21, 2013 for the PBL workshop Teach Your Students to Think… Continue reading

Developing Authentic Assessments: Have My Students Learned Anything?

Waterfall in HawaiiPRLS 2013 at Leeward CC, Pearl City, Hawaii

May 13-17, 2013

Info: http://prls2013.weebly.com

You’ve designed the assignment, met with students as they worked on it, and now you have the finished product in front of you. The results are not what you expected, and you ask yourself, “Are my students really learning anything?”

If this scenario is even vaguely familiar, this workshop track is for you. We will go through a step-by-step process, starting with student learning outcomes and culminating with assessment tasks and measurement tools. Continue reading

PBL in Aalborg, Denmark

PBL UNESCO Aalborg UniversityApril 3-4, 2013: Jane Ostrander & Judith Fredrickson, Truckee Meadows Community College, participated in a PBL workshop sponsored by the UNESCO PBL Chair at Aalborg University, Aalborg, DK. We were introduced to the Aalborg model of PBL. The University was founded as a PBL university. Each term students work in teams to develop and solve a semester long problem that meets set Continue reading

Heading to Roots and Wings 2013?

The Battery in Charleston SC (waterfront with houses)Roots and Wings 2013 is just around the corner. Registration is now closed. If you are joining us in Charleston for the Scenario Building track, please be sure to:

1. Bring your laptop

2. Bring your Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)… Continue reading