Tag Archives: problem-based learning

Developing independent learners – a first year skills module

Professor Elizabeth Page, Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy e.m.page@reading.ac.uk Overview A series of skills based modules running through the three years of the BSc and MChem Chemistry programmes has been developed. The aim is to promote independent learning and the development … Continue reading

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International Law Mooting

Professor James Green, Law j.a.green@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2007-08 Overview Since 2007, the Law School has run a Part Three module entitled ‘International Law Mooting’. This is a highly innovative module, where a team of four students participate in the … Continue reading

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Use of a modified problem-based learning approach in aphasia therapy teaching

Dr Arpita Bose, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences a.bose@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2011/12 Overview A modified problem-based learning approach was developed and implemented in Communication Impairment 3 (PL2CI3/PLMCI3) within the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences.  While … Continue reading

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Assessing the use of Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education: the case of trading simulation software at the ICMA Centre

Dr Ioannis Oikonomou, ICMA Centre i.oikonomou@icmacentre.ac.uk Year(s) of activity: 2013-14 Overview This project reviewed the effectiveness of the ICMA Centre’s use of trading simulation software, a unique combination of problem-based learning and role-playing which uses modern technology.  While it was found … Continue reading

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