In this five-part series on The Academic Minute, a WAMC National Production, WPI faculty talk about research and scholarly work focused on the impact of project-based learning (PBL), as well as the dynamics of team-based high impact practices.
Looking for the latest news, resources and tools to implement project-based learning on your campus? Turn to our quarterly AdvancePBL Newsletter to stay connected about PBL practices in higher education.
Faculty and staff affiliated with the Center for Project-Based Learning have written numerous conference papers and journal articles about project-based learning, which are available on WPI’s Digital Commons. Publications are organized by year and are fully searchable within the collection.
PBL in the First Year
WPI offers interdisciplinary first-year seminars that use PBL to engage students with the world’s most pressing challenges, including food, water, public health, and energy. You can learn more here, and find information about a book for educators looking to implement PBL in first-year courses.