Stakeholder Politics and PBL Curriculum: A Learner’s Perspective
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This chapter examines students’ perception of the PBL environment. It is written by two graduate students who studied in a PBL environment. Their PBL experiences were gained within the field of International Business Economics. To understand their perceptions information is provided on their cultural background, previous study-related experiences and current work position. They identify and compare the key competences which were the objectives of the teacher with those that they acquired during their study and compare these with the competences which they find they need in their employment. They reflect on the extent to which their experience in learning, being evaluated and assessed in a PBL environment, focusing of their project work, group work, independence in problem formulation, overall freedom and degree in their studies to choose (focus on self-directed learning) has equipped them for their employment.
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