Archimedes Training

Archimedes Training

Erasmus+

TWO FREE COURSES

Facilitating Problem Based Learning Training Course

AIM

Learn the skills required to facilitate and deliver Problem Based Learning in your company. The technique collaborates with learners to identify a problem in their organisation. The facilitator will guide the learner to assist them to construct the knowledge they require to solve the problem.  A range of skills in facilitation, critical thinking, problem solving, management, communication and team work will be developed.

COURSE CONTENT

  • What is problem based learning
  • Creating a culture of learning in a company
  • How to develop self directed learners
  • Selecting a problem for PBL for technology professionals
  • How to support the roles in PBL
  • How to support the PBL process (includes facilitation, brainstorming and guiding self directed learners)
  • Assessing problem based learning
  • Reflective learning

METHODOLOGY

The module will be run over 10 weeks. It will be delivered completely on line.The learner will be required to participate in a 1 hour tutorial and complete 8 hours of independent study per week. The learner will be able to access the tutor during this independent study as required. Short weekly assignments will be submitted to the tutor.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Registration Essential. Contact liz@isme.ie for further information and a booking form.

Erasmus+

Problem Based Learning for Business Professionals Training Course

AIM

Learn the skills to identify a problem in your company and apply the process to enable you to solve the problem within the company. The participants will be guided through the process with learning material, a tutor, a network of learners and real life case studies and will develop a range of skills in problem solving, management, communication and team work. Problem based learning has been successfully applied in training doctors and nurses to apply what they have learned to real life problems through a 9 stage process. This course will do this for companies.

COURSE CONTENT

  • What is problem based learning
  • Becoming a self directed learner in PBL
  • Selecting a problem for PBL
  • The roles in PBL and small group learning
  • The PBL process
  • Collaborating and completing the PBL process – Clarifying terms, Defining the problem, Brainstorming, Developing learning objectives, Self study and information literacy (how to find the information to solve your problem), Sythesising a solution, Reflecting on PBL and reapplying your learning
  • Using scaffolds and supports

METHODOLOGY

The module will be run over 10 weeks. It will be delivered completely on line.The learner will be required to participate in a 1 hour tutorial and complete 8 hours of independent study per week. The learner will be able to access the tutor during this independent study as required. Short weekly assignments will be submitted to the tutor.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Registration Essential. Contact liz@isme.ie for further information and a booking form.