TITLE

Modeling Problem-Based Instruction

AUTHOR(S)
Sterling, Donna R.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Science & Children;Dec2007, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes a health-science problem-based learning (PBL) investigation at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. It was stated that in a problem-based instruction, the students are presented with realistic science dilemma such as the appearance and spread of an unknown disease in a fictional town. It was also mentioned that the students motivates to work collaboratively to research the problem, conduct hand-on activities, and incorporate new information on the topic. The PBL lesson is important to identify a topic, establish the problem to solve, and provide a role for students.
ACCESSION #
27761403

 

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