Monday, 31 January 2011

Fwd: Conference Announcement - ‘Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future: Evolution and Innovation in Problem-based Learning

'Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future:

Evolution and Innovation in Problem-based Learning'

Organised by the Problem-based Learning Special Interest Group (PBL SIG) of the Higher Education Academy in conjunction with the University of Central Lancashire

Wednesday 30th March and Thursday 31st March 2011

Grange Hotel, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria, UK, LA11 6EJ


v  Helen Bulpitt: Deputy Director, Subject Centre for Social Policy and Social Work (SWAP), University of Southampton


v  Terry Barrett: Lecturer, Centre for Teaching and Learning, University College Dublin, Ireland

This conference aims to enable individuals from a range of educational and professional organisations to meet together to:

- Create an environment where achievements in PBL can be discussed and debated

- Exchange information on effective models, strategies, and research and policy development in order to drive forward the continuing use of PBL.

WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS (Pre-Conference on 29th March 2011 2pm-4pm)

'Problem design in PBL' Terry Barrett, University College Dublin, Ireland

'PBL Evaluation Toolkit' by Caroline Marcangelo: University of Cumbria, UK

'Online PBL' by Timo Portimojärvi, University of Tampere, Finland


For further information and a copy of the booking form, please see the website or contact Liz Roberts at  telephone +44(0)1772 893809

David Andrew,
Head of Academic Practice

The Learning Institute at Queen Mary, University of London

Mile End, London E1 4NS



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