Collaborative Learning and Scientific Writing


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The aim of this course is to support the participants in developing collaborative skills based on theories of collaborative and cooperative learning and in developing skills in the art of scientific writing and argumentation. The course also supports the participants in the writing of the teaching portfolio.

After completion of this course you should have achieved knowledge, skills and competences enabling you to:

Learning objectives


  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of  theories of collaborative learning


  • Relate and apply these theories to your own situation as a participant in the MPBL study
  • Write and argue according to standards of the professional community


  • Independently participate in professional and interdisciplinary collaboration

Type of instruction

The teaching format is based on self-study, on-line lecturing, sharing of knowledge and experiences facilitating synchronous and asynchronous discussions, on-line workshops, seminars etc.



Name of examCollaborative Learning and Scientific Writing
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
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 titleKollaborativ læring og videnskabelig formidling
Module codeTBIPBLK17103
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Problem Based Learning in Engineering and Science
Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design