In CDUL we work with digitally supported PBL. This is a blanket term and includes many branches. Day-to-day terms can be hybrid education, Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom, and digital education. You will probably encounter these and many other terms for digital PBL on this site and in everyday life. There are scientific definitions for every term, but below we offer a short introduction:
- Hybrid education: A part of the students are participating in the education physically in the classroom, while the other part is participation via digital solutions. The digital and the physical learning activities takes place at the same time – synchronously.
- Blended learning: The students are engaged in either digital or classroom-based learning activities but as a collected group. The digital and the classroom-based activities does not take place at the same time – the activities are asynchronous.
- Flipped Classroom: This is a method to utilize the time with the students in an efficient way. The traditional procedure is “flipped” and the students pick up on the theories and information at home while using the time in the classroom to work on assignments or discuss the topics.
- Digital education: A vide term, from 100% online lectures to traditional classroom-based education with digital elements like PowerPoint.
Should you ever need to discuss different ways of digitalizing PBL, CDUL is always ready to spare with and inspire you.