This course examines how project-based learning can be used to increase student engagement and achievement. Participants will learn to use the essential design elements of PBL to create an engaging, fully integrated unit to help students achieve desired learning outcomes and promote student learning.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-12) who want to implement Project-Based Learning (PBL) into their curriculum to enhance motivation and learning.
Course Materials: No textbook requirement
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