Introduction to Project Based Learning Experiences
Looking for ways to engage your students? Project Based Learning (PBL) is a popular instructional model that connects academic skills with real world learning. Additionally, it teaches life skills such as collaboration, communicating effectively, and critical thinking. In this course you will study high quality PBL models and create an engaging, rigorous Project Based Learning unit to use in your own classroom.Register Now
Approximately 45 hoursUp to 6 months to complete coursework
Ways to Learn
3 PDUsGraduate Level Professional Development Credits
Online and self-paced | Dedicated mentor | Interactive assignments
Real-world case studies | Authentic assessments | Earn graduate level professional development credits
Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the term “project based learning”
- Identify the elements of a high quality project based learning experience
- Connect academic standards to real world context
- Create an open ended, complex essential question to guide the project
- Create authentic formative and summative assessments to evaluate learning
- Plan an exhibition of student work
Who Should Enroll?
- PreK-12 teachers
- Teacher candidates
- School administrators
What are Graduate-level Professional Development Credits?
Graduate-level professional development credits are not part of a degree program but instead are primarily used for professional advancement such as salary increment steps and recertification. Students should seek approval from appropriate district officials before enrolling in these courses.