Bridging Innovation and Curriculum in Higher Education: the Strategic Approach of Problem and Project Based Learning (PBL)

Fenzhi Zhang, Anette Kolmos, Xiangyun Du

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Abstrakt

As innovation is seen as a key factor in economic competitiveness, graduates who can contribute to and participate in innovation are in great need.. Higher education is confronted with the demands that the curriculum practice and learning environments should facilitate innovation and competences for innovation. Problem and project based learning has been seen as a strategy for renewing the teaching practice and the learning environment by integrating the competence demands of the curriculum and of work life during the process of education. However, the integrations of innovation into curriculum are minor in the problem and project based learning (PBL) literature. Based on theoretical reflections and practical cases in Aalborg University (Denmark), this article presents the basis of PBL knowledge and curriculum conceptualization, and explores a case experience which bridges innovation and PBL curriculum.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Titel2010 Conference on Higher Education Development, Proceedings
Antal sider3
ForlagLondon Science Publishing
Publikationsdato2010
Sider245-248
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-907801-01-3
StatusUdgivet - 2010
BegivenhedConference Information: Conference on Higher Education Development (CHED 2010) -
Varighed: 13 dec. 2010 → …

Konference

KonferenceConference Information: Conference on Higher Education Development (CHED 2010)
Periode13/12/2010 → …

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