Using games to activate students in PBL: Reflections from a CPD workshop

Using games to activate students in PBL: Reflections from a CPD workshop

By Patrick Bijsmans & Anna Harris One of the key characteristics of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is its emphasis ā€“ or even dependence ā€“ on active student engagement. One way of activating students in such a context is the use of…

Designing a new course in and beyond COVID-19 times

Designing a new course in and beyond COVID-19 times

By Patrick Bijsmans PBL course design is a recurring topic in academic literature, but also in staff development. This concerns, for instance, applying general PBL principles to assignment design, but also the need for varying assignments. The design process is…