Problem Based Learning


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module consists of an introduction to the main constituents of art and technology projects: problem-based learning and project work including statement of problem, artistic practice, academic methods and technological means. Furthermore, the module introduces methods and tools for project work, group work and supervision. The module is arranged as a minor project including lectures and workshops.

In connection with the module, courses may be offered within the following area:

  • Problem Based Learning

Learning objectives


During this module, students should acquire basic knowledge about

  • problem-based learning and project work
  • the importance of choice of methods
  • the application of technological means and materials.


During this module, students should acquire skills in

  • identifying and formulating an artistic problem within the areas art and technology
  • describing and validating choice of methods for solving a defined problem
  • collecting and applying relevant knowledge in relation to a defined problem
  • finding and applying practical solutions.


During this module, students should acquire competencies in

  • structuring and reflecting on a problem-based project process
  • participating in professional and interdisciplinary and intercultural collaboration in order to solve a defined problem.

Type of instruction

Methods of working: Group work



Name of examProblem Based Learning
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a 7-day assignment on a set subject.
Hand in: Individual.
Number of pages: the written part must not exceed 5 pages.
Form of examination: c)
Duration: 15 min per student
The assessment result in an individual grade
In case of a fail grade and additional examiner will also evaluate the assignment.
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProblembaseret læring
Module codeBAART20192
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
1. semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Arts (BA) in Art and Technology
Study BoardStudy Board of Art, Health and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities