The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning
A library of research, analysis, and practice of all aspects of problem-based learning in K-12 and post-secondary classrooms.
Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning-University of Delaware—Rubrics
A brief description of rubrics is given along with sample rubrics from the university for various subject matter topics.
Speaking of Teaching: Problem-Based Learning
Center for Teaching Excellence—Cornell University
Information on problem-based learning, such as the benefits to using PBL, the steps of designing a PBL projects, and resources.
Study Guides and Strategies—Problem-based Learning
Problem-based Learning—Brown University
While written for Brown University faculty, these resources contain a wealth of information on teaching and learning topics, including course design, learning outcomes and curriculum mapping, effective classroom practices, and pedagogical strategies. Educators in all levels of education and from all subject matter disciplines will find helpful information and tips that could be applied to their classrooms.
From the Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University:
- Evidence-based Practices
What are approaches for designing and developing courses?
- Establishing Learning Goals
What do you want your students to know and be able to do upon completing your course?
- Designing Assessments for Learning
How will you measure student learning in your course?
- Planning Learning Activities
What kind of learning activities will help students learn in your course?
- Enhancing Student Learning with Technology
How can you use technology inside and outside of the classroom to help students learn?
- Course/Syllabus Design Tutorials
Tutorials that walk you through designing and developing a course or syllabus
Effective Classroom Practices
- Active Learning
- Peer Learning
- Collaborative/Cooperative Learning
- Inquiry-Based Learning
- Problem-Based Learning
- Experiential Learning
- Community-Based Learning
- Reflective Learning (or Metacognition)
- Group Work
- Student Presentations
- Group Projects & Presentations
- Case Studies
- Role Play
- Concept Maps
- Entrance & Exit Tickets
- Classroom Assessment & Feedback
- Peer Review
- One-Minute Paper
- Teaching Critical Reading
- Teaching Writing
- Teaching Quantitative Reasoning
- Teaching First-Year Seminars
- Teaching Graduate Students
- Contemplative Pedagogy
- Inclusive Teaching
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