Design and Planning of a PBL Module


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The aim of this project is to support participants in developing competences to design and plan educational experiments, based on PBL principles and including elements of curriculum and staff development.

After completion of this project you should have achieved competences enabling you to:

Learning objectives


  • Apply theories and methods presented in the semester courses to design and plan a PBL based educational experiment, adapted to the relevant context and the relevant group of students, including a description of tasks and roles of students and staff.
  • Communicate, in writing and orally, the product and the processes of the project work in a project report, respectively a process analysis, adhering to scientific standards of written and oral communication

Type of instruction

The teaching format is a group project, including self-study, on-line group work, project facilitation and feedback sessions.



Name of examDesign and Planning of a PBL Module
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleDesign og planlægning af et PBL modul
Module codeTBIPBLK17201
Module typeProject
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