Blended Learning and Problem Based Learning in a multinational and multidisciplinary setting

Jens Myrup Pedersen, José Lazaro, Lea Mank, Vanessa Eichhorn

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The paper presents the results from the second year of the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership "Collaboration and Innovation for Better, Personalized and IT-Supported Teaching", where seven universities and three companies work together on the joint course "Future Internet Opportunities" (5 ECTS). In the project and the course, we intend to tackle some of the major challenges we experience with university teaching today: An increasing number of students and more diversity among the students enrolled, an increasing pressure to ensure that the students are ready for the labour market after finishing university, and at the same time the challenges faced when it comes to adopting new technologies.
The course consists of two parts: A course module part with 10 modules, which provides the students with broad knowledge on "Future Internet Opportunities" from social, technical and business perspectives, and a project part where the students work in groups across nationalities and disciplines on real-world Projects posed by companies.
This paper presents the evaluations carried out by all participating students, and discusses the experiences with the different learning components including different features of the Learning Management System Moodle, which was used for the modules. Moreover, it introduces the concept of just-in-time resources for Problem Based Learning, where we tackle the challenge of providing the students with methods and tools to be used in the projects just when they need it.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Titel6th International Research Symposium on PBL : PBL, Social Progress and Sustainability
RedaktørerAida Guerra, Fernando José Rodriguez, Anette Kolmos, Ismael Peña Reyes
Antal sider11
ForlagAalborg Universitetsforlag
Publikationsdato3 jul. 2017
Sider535-546
ISBN (Trykt)978-87-7112-637-2
StatusUdgivet - 3 jul. 2017
BegivenhedInternational Research Symposium - Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Varighed: 3 jul. 20175 jul. 2017
Konferencens nummer: 6th

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KonferenceInternational Research Symposium
Nummer6th
LokationUniversidad Nacional de Colombia
LandColombia
Periode03/07/201705/07/2017
NavnInternational Research Symposium on PBL
ISSN2446-3833

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Pedersen, J. M., Lazaro, J., Mank, L., & Eichhorn, V. (2017). Blended Learning and Problem Based Learning in a multinational and multidisciplinary setting. I A. Guerra, F. J. Rodriguez, A. Kolmos, & I. P. Reyes (red.), 6th International Research Symposium on PBL: PBL, Social Progress and Sustainability (s. 535-546). Aalborg Universitetsforlag. International Research Symposium on PBL
Pedersen, Jens Myrup ; Lazaro, José ; Mank, Lea ; Eichhorn, Vanessa. / Blended Learning and Problem Based Learning in a multinational and multidisciplinary setting. 6th International Research Symposium on PBL: PBL, Social Progress and Sustainability. red. / Aida Guerra ; Fernando José Rodriguez ; Anette Kolmos ; Ismael Peña Reyes. Aalborg Universitetsforlag, 2017. s. 535-546 (International Research Symposium on PBL).
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Pedersen, JM, Lazaro, J, Mank, L & Eichhorn, V 2017, Blended Learning and Problem Based Learning in a multinational and multidisciplinary setting. i A Guerra, FJ Rodriguez, A Kolmos & IP Reyes (red), 6th International Research Symposium on PBL: PBL, Social Progress and Sustainability. Aalborg Universitetsforlag, International Research Symposium on PBL, s. 535-546, Colombia, 03/07/2017.

Blended Learning and Problem Based Learning in a multinational and multidisciplinary setting. / Pedersen, Jens Myrup; Lazaro, José; Mank, Lea; Eichhorn, Vanessa.

6th International Research Symposium on PBL: PBL, Social Progress and Sustainability. red. / Aida Guerra; Fernando José Rodriguez; Anette Kolmos; Ismael Peña Reyes. Aalborg Universitetsforlag, 2017. s. 535-546.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference proceedingKonferenceartikel i proceedingForskningpeer review

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