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PBL Presentation


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Update 31.08.2012

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PBL Presentation

  1. 1. Welcometo Maastricht UniversitySchool of Business and EconomicsSharing Success
  2. 2. ? Problem Based Learning - Practice session Introduction Day Exchange Students 31 August 2012School of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  3. 3. Characteristics of a tutorial group• Group of maximum 15 students• 2-hour-meetings, twice a week• Pre-discussion – post discussion of (realtime) problems School of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  4. 4. Problem Based Learning system • The seven jump 1 Unfamiliar words and definitions 2 Problem statements 3 Brainstorm 4 Analyse and criticise 5 Formulate learning objectives 6 Study the required literature 7 Post discussionSchool of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  5. 5. Roles during the meeting• Group member – Is prepared and participates• Discussion leader – Sets the agenda – Guides the discussion – Encourages participation – Summarizes the discussion – Evaluates the group functioning• Secretary – Takes note of important elements that are discussed School of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  6. 6. Roles during the meeting - II• Tutor – Facilitates/Assists discussion – Creates a pleasant learning environment – Contributes knowledge and experience – Questions everything School of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  7. 7. Expectations, and cultural issues• You need to take responsibility for your own learning experiences• The culture at SBE is open and there is little hierarchy: you are expected to participate and share your knowledge and ideas.• Learning though PBL can be interesting and fun, but you need to make it so. School of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  8. 8. ? Introduction roundSchool of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  9. 9. Introduction round• Name & age• Nationality• Experience studying/living/working abroad?• Why did you choose to come to UM?• Expectations of UM?• Expectations of PBL?• Do you know anyone who studies/d at UM?• Home university?• Educational system at home university• Major/minor?• Plans after your current studies?• Hobbies?• Interesting summer/winter activities?• Travel plans for your stay in Maastricht?School of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  10. 10. Introduction round• What would be the most difficult type of food to give up?• What is one goal you’d like to accomplish in your life?• If you could visit any place in the world; where and why?• What’s your ideal dream job?• What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?• If you had a time machine. Where and when would you travel to?• If you won €1 million, what would you do with it?• If you wouldn’t have studied IB/Economics, then…• If you had one extra hour of free time a day, how would you use it?• If you could spend 15 minutes with anyone, who and why?• If we Googled your name what would we find?• If you could live in any sitcom, what would it be?School of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  11. 11. ? PBL task: WikiLeaksSchool of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  12. 12. (Un)authorized Leaking of the leaks: WikiLeaks WikiLeaks is an international, online, not-for-profit organization which leaked millions of private, secret, and classified information media from anonymous news sources, news leaks, and whistleblowers. To mention a few, according to Wikipedia, early releases included documentation of equipment expenditures and holdings in the Afghanistan war and corruption in Kenya. In April 2010, WikiLeaks published gunsight footage from the 12 July 2007 Baghdad airstrike in which Iraqi journalists were among those killed. In July of the same year, WikiLeaks released the ‘Afghan War Diary’, a compilation of more than 76,900 documents about the War in Afghanistan, not previously available to the public. In October 2010, the organization released a package of almost 400,000 documents called ‘the Iraq War Logs’ in coordination with major commercial media organizations. It is understandable why the U.S. government was offended by the huge leaks, which may lead to potential criminal prosecution against its founder, Julian Assange; but it is less understandable why the social media give out different opinions on the activities of WikiLeaks: “We therefore have been deeply grateful for the accomplishments of WikiLeaks” “WikiLeaks is not a news organization; it is a criminal enterprise.” Source: Wikipedia at accessed on 20 August 2012. of Business and Economics Sharing Success
  13. 13. Evaluation and follow-up - What was it like for you to have this session? - Do you have any idea what you can expect and what is expected of you? - Any more questions? - Any feedback on this session? Within 2 weeks, you will be invited to attend a come- back session to discuss your real PBL experience, and to get tips on any remaining problems For more information, please check and use the contact form if your question is not covered.School of Business and Economics Sharing Success