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PAST offers a variety of dynamic Online courses for educators of every field in all grade levels on relevant, innovative topics that connect theory to practice.  Designed for individual or group participants, courses are delivered through a combination of instructional podcasts, videos and live virtual class meetings.

P3 DESIGN

Introduction to Transdisciplinary Problem-Based Learning (TPBL)


This four week, online introductory course provides an overview of the instructional strategies associated with Transdisciplinary Problem-Based Learning (TPBL).Delivered through a combination of podcasts, virtual synchronous discussions, and conception homework, P3 Design: Introduction to TPBL prepares teachers to begin implementing TPBL in the classroom.

Topics covered:

  • Habits of Mind
  • Principles of Design
  • Building TPBL Modules
  • Short Cycle Assessment

The total cost for the 4 week course is $300. There
will be a one hour live virtual meeting per week. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion for 20 hours (2 CEUs).
For more information about receiving university credit see P3 Collegiate Credit Information 2016.

P3 DELIVERY

Effective Delivery of Transdisciplinary Problem-Based Learning (TPBL)


P3 Delivery is the second course in the P3 series. The course focuses on implementation and delivery of planned TPBL modules.Taking theory to practice, P3 Delivery helps teachers deliver robust and effective TPBL units, strengthening community, business and industry partnerships.

Over four weeks we explore:

  • Gap Assessment Strategies
  • Aligning Student Outcomes to TPBL Modules
  • Evidence of Learning
  • Increasing Student Engagement
  • Modifying TPBL Modules

The total cost for the 4 week course is $300. There will be a one hour live virtual meeting per week. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion for 20 hours (2 CEUs). For more information about receiving university credit see P3 Collegiate Credit Information 2016.
Prerequisite for this course: P3 Design: Introduction to TPBL