THE 5TH ASIA-PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON PROBLEM BASED LEARNING (5THAPPBL)
Venue: SINGGAHSANA HOTEL
|Event Date/Time: Mar 16, 2004||End Date/Time: Mar 17, 2004|
|Registration Date: Mar 16, 2004|
|Early Registration Date: Feb 15, 2004|
|Abstract Submission Date: Jan 15, 2004|
|Paper Submission Date: Feb 15, 2004|
in the 1960’s. Since then a number of conferences and workshops have been
PBL is not a monopoly for medical education; it applies widely
to learning in most professional schools and discipline.
More academic institutions worldwide are turning to PBL. It provides
challenge students to enhance the ability to think critically,
analyze problems, as well as to find and use appropriate
learning resources. As before the 5th Asia-Pacific conference
will provide a platform for PBL practitioners to communicate
and share ideas in ways to integrate PBL in instruction.
Educators who are new to PBL and are interested in learning
about problem-based instruction will be able to participate in a
series of workshops that will help prepare them to use PBL in
their own courses.
Among the areas which will be
discussed in the conference
The Philosophy of PBL
The Teaching and Learning in PBL
Assessment in PBL
Tools for PBL
Implementation of PBL
Capacity Building for PBL
Curriculum Development and PBL
The first Asia-Pacific conference on PBL
was held in Hong Kong in 1999,
followed by Singapore (2000) then
Australia (2001) and Thailand (2002).
The 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on
Problem-Based Learning will be held in Singgahsana Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
which will be held on March 16 -17, 2004. The theme of the conference is
“Pursuit of Excellence in Education”.