Problem-based Learning in eLearning Breakthroughs (eBook), 1st Edition

  • Editor: Oon-Seng Tan
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  • ISBN-10: 9814253677
  • ISBN-13: 9789814253673
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 233 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Two major educational developments have gained significant momentum in recent years: the adoption of problem-based learning (PBL) as an educational innovation and the use of web technologies to support learning. In this volume, leading practitioners and researchers worldwide consider the limitless possibilities of ePBL. They provide a wealth of ideas, models, and examples related to the design, implementation, and evaluation of ePBL.

Key features include the first internationally collaborated volume on PBL and e-learning.

Key topics include:

  • Using and designing problems for various e-learning environments
  • Examples of cyberspace innovations
  • Evaluation of web-supported designs
  • Video games for promoting learning
  • Internet-based PBL for collaborative learning
  • Scaffolding and knowledge construction in ePBL
  • Technology mediation of learning
  • Challenging issues and breakthroughs
  • Clear illustrations of ePBL applications in a range of e-environments and web platforms



  • Oon-Seng Tan