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Blended Design and Project Based Learning: a future for engineering education
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Tuesday, December 8 • 10:35am - 10:50am
| 4D | (How) Do Professors Think About Gender When Designing PBL Experiences?

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Integrating research-based teaching practices into classrooms that are student-centered is becoming more common at the university level. Specifically, Project Based Learning (PBL) has been implemented in a variety of engineering courses to provide students with a more authentic experience. Previous research has looked at the impact of PBL on student outcomes, experiences, and learning; however, the vast majority of research on PBL ignores gender. This is a problem because other research examining women’s experiences in engineering has identified teamwork (which is a core component of PBL) as a problem. Furthermore, to date, no research has examined engineering professors’ knowledge and practices related to gender and PBL through interviews with professors themselves.

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Tuesday December 8, 2015 10:35am - 10:50am
Bells Room RACV Torquay map C5

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