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Problem based learning in communications systems : student perceptions and achievement

Mitchell, John E. and Canavan, Brian and Smith, Jan (2010) Problem based learning in communications systems : student perceptions and achievement. IEEE Transactions on Education, 53 (4). pp. 587-594. ISSN 0018-9359

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Abstract

The paper presents a curriculum design for, and subsequent evaluation of, a communications systems course using problem-based learning (PBL) as the instructional methodology. It details the rationale for implementing PBL as well as reporting intended learning outcomes and assessing the students' achievements.