Bridging Creativity and Group by Elements of Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

Chunfang Zhou

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    As the recent studies have discussed Problem-Based Learning (PBL) as popular model of fostering creativity, this paper aims to provide a theoretical framework bridging creativity and student group context by elements of PBL. According to the literature review, the elements at least include group learning, problem solving, interdisciplinary learning, project management and facilitation. The main five elements construct PBL as a suitable learning environment to develop individual creativity and to stimulate interplay of individual creativity and group creativity. Thus, a theoretical model will be built for understanding that how PBL influences creativity by its elements that underpins a systematic view to PBL and creativity which also indicates both theoretical and practical significances.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPattern Analysis, Intelligent Security and the Internet of Things
    EditorsAjith Abraham, Azah Kamilah Muda, Yun-Huoy Choo
    Number of pages10
    Publication date2015
    ISBN (Print)978-3-319-17397-9
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-17398-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    SeriesAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing


    • Creativity
    • group creativity
    • PBL
    • Problem-Based Learning


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