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A REVIEW OF RESEARCH ON PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

@inproceedings{Thomas2000ARO,
  title={A REVIEW OF RESEARCH ON PROJECT-BASED LEARNING},
  author={John W. Thomas},
  year={2000}
}
A summary of research on PBL by Center for Excellence in Leadership for Learning at University of Indianapolis indicates that PBL: (a) has a positive effect on student content knowledge and the development of skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving; (b) benefits students by increasing their motivation and engagement; and (c) is challenging for teachers to implement, leading to the conclusion that teachers need support in order to plan and enact PBL effectively while… 

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