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The Resource Guide to teaching puzzle-based learning, Edwin F. Meyer III, Nickolas Falkner, Raja Sooriamurthi, Zbigniew Michalewicz

Guide to teaching puzzle-based learning, Edwin F. Meyer III, Nickolas Falkner, Raja Sooriamurthi, Zbigniew Michalewicz

Label
Guide to teaching puzzle-based learning
Title
Guide to teaching puzzle-based learning
Statement of responsibility
Edwin F. Meyer III, Nickolas Falkner, Raja Sooriamurthi, Zbigniew Michalewicz
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Puzzle-based Learning is a foundational approach to develop the critical thinking skills and mental stamina essential for solving real-world problems. This Guide to Teaching Puzzle-based Learning provides invaluable insights drawn from the authors' extensive experience in teaching Puzzle-based Learning. Practical advice is provided for teachers and lecturers evaluating a range of different formats for varying class sizes, based on results from classes taught in many different countries. Topics and features: Suggests numerous entertaining puzzles designed to motivate students to think about framing and solving unstructured problems Discusses models for student engagement, setting up puzzle clubs, hosting a puzzle competition, and various warm-up activities Presents an overview of effective teaching approaches used in Puzzle-based Learning, covering a variety of class activities, assignment settings and assessment strategies Examines the issues involved in framing a problem, and reviews a range of problem-solving strategies Contains tips for teachers and notes on common student pitfalls throughout the text Provides a collection of puzzle sets for use during a Puzzle-based Learning event, including puzzles that require probabilistic reasoning, and logic and geometry puzzles This unique textbook/guide will be of great interest to instructors on all levels who wish to experiment with the Puzzle-based Learning approach. This approach has been successfully applied in universities, high schools, professional organizations and leading companies
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
370.15/24
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LB1590.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meyer, Edwin F.
  • Falkner, Nickolas
  • Sooriamurthi, Raja
  • Michalewicz, Zbigniew
Series statement
Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Problem solving
  • Problem solving
Label
Guide to teaching puzzle-based learning, Edwin F. Meyer III, Nickolas Falkner, Raja Sooriamurthi, Zbigniew Michalewicz
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Motivation and Teaching -- Motivation -- Getting Started -- Icebreakers -- Effective Teaching Approaches -- Part II: Tools, Tips and Strategies -- Understand the Problem -- Reasoning: Logic and Reasoning Backwards -- Pattern Recognition -- Enumerate and Eliminate -- Simplify! -- Perform a Gedanken: 'What If?' and 'So What?' -- Simulation and Optimization -- Part III: Challenges -- Probabilistic Reasoning -- Logical Reasoning -- Geometric Reasoning -- Grand Challenges -- Summary -- List of Puzzles
Control code
885337785
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 345 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447164753
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4471-6476-0
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)885337785
Label
Guide to teaching puzzle-based learning, Edwin F. Meyer III, Nickolas Falkner, Raja Sooriamurthi, Zbigniew Michalewicz
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Motivation and Teaching -- Motivation -- Getting Started -- Icebreakers -- Effective Teaching Approaches -- Part II: Tools, Tips and Strategies -- Understand the Problem -- Reasoning: Logic and Reasoning Backwards -- Pattern Recognition -- Enumerate and Eliminate -- Simplify! -- Perform a Gedanken: 'What If?' and 'So What?' -- Simulation and Optimization -- Part III: Challenges -- Probabilistic Reasoning -- Logical Reasoning -- Geometric Reasoning -- Grand Challenges -- Summary -- List of Puzzles
Control code
885337785
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 345 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447164753
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4471-6476-0
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)885337785

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