A group of
UoD academics including Dr. Khedir R. Khedir from the College of Science, and
Dr. Shavan Askar, Mr. Alan Shaheen, Mr. Aza Hani and Mr. Haval Abdullah from
the College of Engineering completed a three-days workshop in “Integrating
Problem-Based learning into Engineering Programs” led by the University of
Missouri on March 28-30, 2016 in Erbil.
workshop was organized in Erbil as a part of the Iraq University Linkages
Program, a program that is enveloped by IREX with the support of the U.S.
Embassy in Iraq.
sessions were led by Dr. Sanjeev Khanna, C.W. LaPierre Professor in the
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Missouri in
the attendance of academics from the University of Duhok and several
universities from Iraq.
Based Learning (PBL) is an instructional student centered approach that
empowers students to conduct research, integrate theory and practice, and apply
knowledge and skills to develop a viable solution(s) to a defined problem.