Using Problem-based Learning Techniques to Develop Thinking and Writing Skills in a Natural Resources Management Curriculum

Presenter: Steven E. Hastings, University of Delaware


Abstract: NRM is a relatively new interdisciplinary major in the College of Agriculture at the University of Delaware that has attracted very high quality students. This presentation included a discussion of problem-based learning techniques recently introduced into courses in statistical research methods, environmental law, community economic development, and a senior capstone course.