A Review of the Research on Project-Based Learning

This review covers research studies published between 1984 and 1999 conducted at the elementary and secondary levels that focus on project based learning, problem based learning, expeditionary learning, and problem based instruction. This review focuses on research on PBL practices that meet five criteria: centrality, driving question, constructivist investigations, autonomy, and realism. Key topics in this review include: definitions of Project-Based Learning, underpinnings of PBL research and practice, student characteristics and PBL, implementation challenges, and effectiveness research

Citation: Thomas, J. W. (2000). A Review of the Research on Project-Based Learning, 1-45. San Rafael, CA: The Autodesk.

Source Organization: The Autodesk Foundation

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