B. Resources

From: Librarian, Destination PBL Project
Subject: Tell Your Story: Resources

How to use the Task Builder (a guide to the PBLgeneric template in Google Sites)
Use the following documents (find them as attachments below) to guide you through the process:
  1. setting up a Gmail account for yourself (if necessary): CreateGmailAccount
  2. create a Google site for your scenario: CreateAsite
  3. review what the PBLgeneric Template gives you: PBLgenericTemplateOverview
  4. share your site with DPBL and your peers: ShareYourSite
  5. steps you through how to edit an existing page in your site: EditExistingPage
  6. steps you through adding/deleting pages in your site: Adding_DeletingApage

You'll also find the Scenario Builder Worksheet as an attachment below.

What makes a good problem?

Barrett,T., Cashman, D., and Moore, S. (2011). Designing problems and triggers in different media. T. Barrett & S. Moore (Eds.) New approaches to problem-based learning: Revitalising your practice in higher education,  pp. 18-23. New York NY: Routledge. [extract attached (for educational purposes only)]

Drohan, S., Mauffette, Y., & Allard, J-L., (2011). Figure 7: PBL Characteristics and their potential for use in PBL scenarios. T. Barrett & S. Moore (Eds.) New approaches to problem-based learning: Revitalising your practice in higher education,  pp 94-95. New York NY: Routledge. [attached (for educational purposes only)]


Writing a narrative (or Story Telling)

Tell, Don't Show by Victoria Grossack at
http://www.coffeehouseforwriters.com/fictionfix/0505Grossack.html

Common Pitfalls for Beginning Fiction Writers by the OWL at Purdue at
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/687/03/

Showing versus Telling by Renni Browne and Dave King (pdf) at
http://files.meetup.com/1030151/Showing_versus_Telling.pdf

On Writing by Robert J. Sawyer at
http://www.sfwriter.com/ow04.htm

Details of sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell in your story will help develop a sense of place.

Sensory Detail from Writing at CSU at
http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/processes/ddetail/pop4a.cfm

Merriam-Webster Dictionary online at http://www.merriam-webster.com/

Professional Associations

(for vocabulary, job ideas, deliverables)

Professional Association list by Major from Suffolk University

http://www.suffolk.edu/campuslife/6805.html

Bureau of Labor Statistics (includes Occupational Outlook Quarterly)

http://www.bls.gov/home.htm

National Association of Manufacturers

http://www.nam.org/

Monster

http://www.monster.com/

Directory of Manufacturing Associations

http://www.brs-inc.com/Manufacturing/directory.asp



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