Project Description

Project and problem-based learning methods

 


 

The goal of this course is to introduce the concept of project-based learning to teachers and trainers of school and adult education level. Educators will receive training on fundamentals, benefits, challenges and applications of project-based learning in the classroom and will be able to understand the point of view of teachers and learners when applying the method. They will also receive training on how to how to design and implement the method and create lessons based on Project-based learning. After the end of this course, they will have a better understanding of the concept, benefits and implementation techniques of project-based learning and they will have improved the skills and competences that are required to apply that method in their learning environment.

Main topics

-Definitions
-Fundamentals of Project-Based Learning
-Benefits of Project-Based Learning
-Challenges of Project-Based Learning
-Applications of Project-Based Learning
-Project design and Implementation
-Student participation
-Student initiated activities
-Learner point-of-view
-Teacher point-of-view
-Lesson creation based on Project-Based Learning

 

Methodology

The methodology that is going to be used in order to introduce the participants into project-based learning is based on collaborative and participative learning and aims to activate the participants in the learning process. The methodology includes lectures, presentations, videos, workshops and case studies examples. 

 

Target groups

This course is targeted at educators that want to incorporate different learning methods and tools in their learning environment for the purpose of increasing student engagement and understanding in the learning process.

Target groups

This course is targeted at educators that want to incorporate different learning methods and tools in their learning environment for the purpose of increasing student engagement and understanding in the learning process.