Case study of the introduction of problem-based learning in electronic engineering

J.E. Mitchell, J. Smith

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    This paper reports on the implementation of problem-based learning (PBL) in an undergraduate electronic engineering degree programme. Initially, there is a review of literature to explore the claims made about the benefits of PBL and how these informed the development of our PBL course. This is followed by a description of the course and an explanation of our case study approach. We detail and discuss our findings in relation to theory and the development process, and conclude that from our experience PBL performs well as an adjunct to traditional teaching when considered in the context of the teaching of electronic engineering. (Abstract from: http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com/hww/results/external_link_maincontentframe.jhtml?_DARGS=/hww/results/results_common.jhtml.42)
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages131-143
    Number of pages12
    JournalInternational Journal of Electrical Engineering Education
    Volume45
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008

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    Case study of the introduction of problem-based learning in electronic engineering. / Mitchell, J.E.; Smith, J.

    In: International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Vol. 45, No. 2, 04.2008, p. 131-143.

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