Students' experience of problem-based learning in virtual space

Gibbings, Peter, Lidstone, John, & Bruce, Christine S. (2014) Students' experience of problem-based learning in virtual space. Higher Education Research and Development, 34(1), pp. 74-88.

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This paper reports outcomes of a study focussed on discovering qualitatively different ways students' experience problem-based learning in virtual space. A well accepted and documented qualitative research method was adopted for this study. Five qualitatively different conceptions are described, each revealing characteristics of increasingly complex student experiences. Establishing characteristics of these more complex experiences assists teachers in facilitating students engagement and encouraging deeper learning.

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ID Code: 64630
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Problem based learning, e-learning, Virtual learning, Engineering education, HERN
DOI: 10.1080/07294360.2014.934327
ISSN: 0729-4360
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 19 Nov 2013 22:28
Last Modified: 04 May 2015 23:41

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