Problem Based Learning Recognising The Importance Of Process of Learning

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On the 15th May the School of Nursing and Midwifery at University College Cork will host the 2020 Facilitate PBL symposium. This event brings together international and national speakers who recognise the importance of process learning.

Dr Irene Hartigan and Siobhan Murphy will kick start the day with a full line up of interactive workshops. Associate Professor Claus Monrad Spliid, Aalborg University, Denmark, will share his experience of working with learner-led and learner-centered education in professional and institutional settings and he has extensive experience in facilitation (technical, methodological, pedagogical).

Assistant Professor Terry Barrett, Education Development, University College Dublin, will present how to develop and support PBL initiatives and researching PBL. Terry brings expertise in universal design for teaching and learning, transfer of PBL skills to work practice environments, mindfulness, design and evaluation of project initiatives.

Superintendent Paul O’Driscoll, Lecturer in BA in Applied Policing will demonstrate student successes in using PBL. Paul has as experience in curriculum design, development and delivery within the BA Applied Policing accredited by the University of Limerick.

Dr. Nicola Bessell, Lecturer & PBL training lead, School of Clinical Therapies, UCC, will ask the audience to reflect on the process of PBL. Nicola delivers training and monitoring of PBL, Nicola is experienced in curriculum and programme development.

Professor David Sammon, Information Systems at Cork University Business School and Dr. Fiona Chambers, Head of the School of Education, UCC will do a double act to share their experience in PBL design thinking and the PBL process. David operates according to the principle that “if you can’t draw it, you don’t understand it!” He is the co-creator of the Data Value Map (http://datavaluemap.com); a visual discursive template for building shared understanding around data initiatives.

Dr. Fiona Chambers is a Senior Lecturer in PE and Sport Pedagogy and a Hasso-Plattner Institute-certified Design Thinking Coach. Fiona’s teaching, research and civic engagement focuses particularly on the areas of (a) Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, (b) Mentoring, and (c) Social Innovation.

This day provides the opportunity to be involved in interprofessional learning using a student-centered pedagogy that involves a dynamic classroom approach so students acquire a deeper knowledge through active exploration of real-world challenges and problems.

Registration is free booking is essential.

Further details on the programme can be found on the Facilitate website.

https://pblfacilitate.wordpress.com/

Supported by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning.

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