Experience and Reflection on PBL and Implementation of Interdisciplinary-Level PBL Plan

Experience and Reflection on PBL and Implementation of Interdisciplinary-Level PBL Plan

Jingping Song (Northeastern University, China)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9961-6.ch008
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This chapter introduces the author's own teaching practices, teaching philosophy, and teaching challenges by traditional ways in Northeastern University of China at first. Then it presents the author's experience by participatory learning of PBL in UNESCO center of Aalborg University in Denmark. And the impact and guidance of the course on author's teaching philosophy, challenges, and skills are also given in this chapter. To apply PBL teaching methods, the author proposes future teaching plans with PBL. Moreover, design and implementation of interdisciplinary-level PBL plan is presented. And the implementation plan is expounded by six aspects: students, teaching staff, learning goals, contents, teaching and learning methods, and assessment. Finally, a case is put forward by the implementation plan.
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Introduction Of Teaching Practices, Philosophy And Challenges

As the author of this chapter, I have worked in Software College of Northeastern University (NEU) for a long time. There are three undergraduate majors named Software Engineering, Information Security and Digital Media Technology in Software College. Three departments are responsible for the corresponding three majors’ teaching work. I used to work in department of Software Engineering and now I am working in department of Information Security. There are about 90 undergraduate students enrol in Information Security major. I am major in Communication and Information System, therefore, I taught courses in the field of communication.

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