Project-Based Learning Events – November 2 and 3, 2015

AE3 invites your participation in a team-based workshop and other activities designed to support departmental initiatives in accelerating and enhancing project-based learning (PBL) in their undergraduate courses.

Intensive PBL Workshop: In-depth and customized workshop for departmental teams (3-5 members) on planning and implementing PBL (see for details and application).

Monday November 2 and Tuesday November 3, 9am – 12noon, 4405 Seibel Center

Implementing PBL Across the Curriculum: Seminar and discussion
Monday November 2, 3:30 – 5pm, 106B8 Engineering Hall

Implementing PBL at WPI and Illinois: Seminar and discussion
Tuesday November 3, 3:30 – 5pm, 106B8 Engineering Hall

Our presenters are faculty and administrators from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, which has featured a project-based curriculum since 1970. WPI also sponsors an Institute on Project-Based Learning (

  • Kris Billiar, Professor and Head, Biomedical Engineering
  • Art Heinricher, Professor, Mathematical Sciences and Dean, Undergraduate Studies
  • Rick Vaz, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Dean, Interdisciplinary and Global Studies

For more information contact Laura Hahn, Director, AE3:

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