Problem-Based Learning: A Real World Context to Promote Self-Determination Skills in At-Risk Youth

By Sylvia Martin and Marlene M. Hurley.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This paper provides an innovative pedagogical and curricular approach to support students transitioning from school to adulthood, employment, and independence.

Keywords: At-Risk Youth, Self-Determination, Problem-Based Learning, Classroom Environment

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp.143-148. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 782.001KB).

Dr. Sylvia Martin

Dr. Martin has more than 20 years of experience in the field of education, having worked as a special education teacher both in public school and private medical settings as well as a consultant to childcare organizations. She is well-published in refereed journals and has presented at many refereed national and international conferences.

Dr. Marlene M. Hurley

Dr. Hurley has more than 20 years as a science educator at the secondary and university levels. She teaches interdisciplinary education studies to degree-seeking adult education students and does science education program evaluations for informal science institutions in addition to her science education research.


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