Problem based learning in communications systems: student perceptions and achievement

John E. Mitchell, Brian Canavan, Jan Smith

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Abstract

The paper presents a curriculum design for, and subsequent evaluation of, a communications systems course using problem-based learning (PBL) as the instructional methodology. It details the rationale for implementing PBL as well as reporting intended learning outcomes and assessing the students' achievements.
LanguageEnglish
Pages587-594
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Transactions on Education
Volume53
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010

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Keywords

  • communication engineering education
  • education
  • electrical engineering education
  • electronics engineering
  • problem solving

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Mitchell, John E. ; Canavan, Brian ; Smith, Jan. / Problem based learning in communications systems : student perceptions and achievement. In: IEEE Transactions on Education. 2010 ; Vol. 53, No. 4. pp. 587-594.
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