Facilitating Problem Based Learning

Facilitating Problem Based Learning

Facilitating Problem Based Learning

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.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Managers and trainers in SMEs who would like to develop problem based learning in their company. Participants must have the Leaving Certificate or Equivalent.

DATES and VENUES

Starts April 25th. Online.

FEE:

Between April and July this course will be available for free (without the award of ECTS)

Booking Essential

To register contact liz@isme.ie

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO BOOK CONTACT:

Liz Carroll, Training and Development Manager, 01 6622755, liz@isme.ie

The ISME Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.