Students' experience of problem-based learning in virtual space

Gibbings, Peter and Lidstone, John and Bruce, Christine (2015) Students' experience of problem-based learning in virtual space. Higher Education Research and Development, 34 (1). pp. 74-88. ISSN 0729-4360

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This paper reports outcomes of a study focussed on discovering qualitatively different ways students' experience problem-based learning in virtual space. A well accepted and documented qualitative research method was adopted for this study. Five qualitatively different conceptions are described, each revealing characteristics of increasingly complex student experiences. Establishing characteristics of these more complex experiences assists teachers in facilitating students engagement and encouraging deeper learning.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2014 HERDSA. Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2013 02:46
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2016 01:02
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-learning; engineering education; higher education; problem-based learning; virtual learning
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing > 080111 Virtual Reality and Related Simulation
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1080/07294360.2014.934327

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