Training of Trainers: first online session

Tuesday 22nd February 2022 – the first session took place online. The main objective of this training is to train teachers, trainers and librarians to become coaches on the potentialities of Information Literacy for scientific studies showing them how to use problem-based learning as hands-on training methodology.

The course is delivered online in English and addressed to a variety of different professionals coming from different kinds of organizations in Italy, Latvia, Spain and Portugal.

Are you curious to know something more?  HERE some insights about the enrolled participants.

The second session of the course will be on March 8th, meanwhile if you want to deepen the topic you can start from these two interesting articles focused on the impact of PBL in learning:

Problem-Based Learning: An Overview of its Process and Impact on Learning
Using Problem Based Learning (PBL) to Enhance Lifelong Learning among University Graduates

Some more? A journal entirely focused on PBL: Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning

Our trainers for the first session:

Mario Rotta, Smart Skills Center (Italy) – Experienced in the development of virtual learning environments and in the study of e-learning methodologies, he is e-Learning Manager consultant of Smart Skills Center. In this course he introduces Problem-Based Learning (PBL) milestones and shows how to develop learning units applying the PBL approach.

Bernard Pochet, University of Liège (Belgium) – He is coordinator of the Information Literacy Working Group and open digital publishing at General Management of ULiège Library. He is also a lecturer in scientific literature and managing director of the Presses Universitaires de Liège in Gembloux. In this course he explains the process of the scientific publishing and the assessment in the PBL approach.