The European Union simulation: from problem-based learning (PBL) to student interest
Kaunert, C 2009, 'The European Union simulation: from problem-based learning (PBL) to student interest' , European Political Science, 8 (2) , pp. 254-265.
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The aim of this paper is to demonstrate that, contrary to a commonly held view, it is possible to teach the European Union (EU) in a way that makes students enthusiastic about the subject. The paper is informed by my experience of leading a EU simulation module, based on a modified problem-based learning (PBL) approach. The idea is to share my experience and prompt a debate on (1) how the EU can be taught in exciting ways for students, and (2) how an adapted PBL approach in the form of a simulation can significantly help to deepen students’ interest in the EU as a subject.
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Political Science|
|Depositing User:||C Kaunert|
|Date Deposited:||01 Nov 2011 14:23|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 18:16|
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