Problem-based learning actively engages students in tasks and activities that are authentic to the environment in which they would be used. Students apply their knowledge and experience to identify relevant facts in the case and resolve issues that it presents. PBL helps students engage in self-directed learning. 

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The Center for Teaching exists to support excellence in teaching and learning through institutes, workshops, programs and one-on-one consultation. We offer support and resources for any instructor, administrator or staff member involved in teaching and learning at the University of Iowa.
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