In the last four years, WPI has welcomed over 500 participants from 90 colleges and universities to campus for the Institute on Project-Based Learning, offered by WPI in partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The teams of participants, representing 25 states plus India, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, included large public universities, small liberal arts colleges, private research universities, and community colleges, and were chosen competitively from an extensive applicant pool.
Hear what participants had to say:
“The most valuable takeaway from the 2016 Institute on Project-Based Learning was concrete ideas about how to implement project-based learning in our classes and curriculum.”
“The 2016 Institute on Project-Based Learning gave me context for why this kind of high impact teaching is important for higher education right now.”
“The 2015 Institute on Project-Based Learning provided a view of higher education that is very much needed.”
“The 2015 Institute on Project-Based Learning was highly productive and generated good discussion and ideas for our college. I developed a specific, concrete plan for two of my own courses.”
“We were involved, excited, and thoughtfully motivated throughout the sessions at the 2015 Institute on Project-Based Learning.”