Project-Based Learning in the Classroom

Course Available
1 Unit
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Balboa Academy Participants Only 

Teachers will attend a 3 hour workshop on writing PBL lesson plans. Afterwards, they will be assigned to a professional learning community (PLC) where they will select and complete a book study from a list of books on PBL. Teachers will meet a total of 12 hours and submit reports demonstrating learning.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for PK-12 teachers.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X787V – 001 06 Feb 202318 May 2023 1 $79

Project-Based Learning in the Classroom

06 Feb 202318 May 2023
Credit Validation

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: June 9, 2023 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Enhance teachers' understanding of project-based learning
  • Develop teachers' skills in designing and implementing project-based learning experiences
  • Foster teachers' ability to assess and evaluate project-based learning
  • Promote collaboration and professional learning communities


Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.