Course: SED 647. Project-Based Learning in Secondary Schools (3)
Prerequisite: Enrollment is restricted to students in Master of Arts programs in the Department of Secondary Education or by department consent. This course is an approved elective for all M.A. programs in the Department of Secondary Education. SED 647 explores characteristics and benefits of project-based learning (PBL) using specific classroom scenarios. Throughout the course, teachers examine the theories and research behind PBL, while considering their own teaching practice and ways that technology supports PBL. Teachers are guided through organizing the curriculum, the classroom, technology, and students for successful technology-supported projects. The course offers opportunities to apply the PBL concepts with action planning exercises.