Since the first Institute, WPI has welcomed more than 750 participants from more than 130 colleges and universities to the Institute on Project-Based Learning. Teams of participants, representing more than 36 states and 10 countries, join us from large public universities, small liberal arts colleges, community colleges, and private research universities. Nearly a quarter of the teams are from Minority Serving Institutions.
Visit our interactive map for a listing of those colleges and universities that have attended the Institute on Project-Based Learning and in what year(s).
Impact of the Institute
Hear what participants had to say about how the Institute helped to advance project-based learning initiatives on their campuses, and how they left energized and equipped with the proven materials and know-how to make tangible progress to integrate those concepts into their own curricular.
What Participants Had to Say
“The WPI Institute on PBL is absolutely phenomenal.”
—Patty Robinson, College of the Canyons
“The Institute on Project-Based Learning gave me context for why this kind of high-impact teaching is important for higher education right now.”
—John Sopper, UNC, Greensboro
“The Institute on Project-Based Learning provided a view of higher education that is very much needed.”
—Andy Borchers, Lipscomb University
“The 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.”
—Ryan Keen, Middlesex Community College
“We were involved, excited, and thoughtfully motivated throughout the sessions at the Institute on Project-Based Learning.”
—Pushpa Parekh, Spelman College
“The Institute helped us refine how to be more intentional about project-based learning on our campus and how to make it more pervasive.”
—Tracy Lauder, Emory & Henry College