Problem-Based Learning: What and How Do Students Learn?

@article{HmeloSilver2004ProblemBasedLW,
  title={Problem-Based Learning: What and How Do Students Learn?},
  author={Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={235-266}
}
Problem-based approaches to learning have a long history of advocating experience-based education. Psychological research and theory suggests that by having students learn through the experience of solving problems, they can learn both content and thinking strategies. Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional method in which students learn through facilitated problem solving. In PBL, student learning centers on a complex problem that does not have a single correct answer. Students work… CONTINUE READING

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