Curricular Framework

curricular-framework-631x352The Institute curriculum is a mix of interactive workshops on project-based learning, consultations with experts, and collaborative teamwork. Teams will engage with institute faculty in project-based learning at workshops and in mentoring sessions focused on their proposed projects. Participants will develop curricular and organizational strategies tailored to their own institutions and will leave with practical action plans, examples of best practice, and relevant case studies to integrate project-based learning practices into varied academic curricula.

Institute Workshops

Teams will choose from a selection of interactive workshops to address their goals and ideas in areas such as:

            • Project-based learning as a first year and general education strategy
            • Partnering with external organizations for project-based learning
            • Student project team formation, development, and mentoring
            • Facilitating equity and inclusion in student teams
            • Integrating project-based learning into STEM courses
            • Feedback, evaluation, and assessment strategies for project-based learning
            • Project-based learning in major capstone
            • Faculty development for project-based learning
            • Long-term impacts of project-based learning
            • Institutional leadership and organizational support for project-based learning