The module is connected closely to the modules ‘Field Study’ (5 ECTS) and ‘Practice Reasarch and Service User Perspectives’ (10 ECTS). Although divided into three modules the three modules will be overlapping as ‘Practice Research and Service User Perspectives’ will be the focus of the Field Study and the PBL-project.
The module will introduce and improve the students’ understanding of problem based approach and prepare the student to use the approach in all three ‘Aalborg modules’.
The module is divided into different subjects:
Writing a PBL-project on the basis of a Field Study and the overall theme of Practice research and Service User perspectives PBL-project seminar – groups present and discus critically issues from the process ofinvestigating and writing a project.
Lectures and project work
|Name of exam||Problem Based Learning|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectAt the group assessment students will oraly defend the written report in a discussion with two members of the teaching team.
The final grade is based on the written report and the oral examination. The written part counts 50% and the oral part counts 50%. Students will get one final mark.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Problembaseret læring|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of MSc in Social Work|
|Department||Department of Sociology and Social Work|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|