Please report broken links to us. Paid resources are noted with **. Note: all research should be looked at through a critical lens, there is no denying that many research studies fail to be replicated or have mixed results.
The New Education**. Davidson, Cathy. 2017.
A study of how higher education needs to embrace creative learning, which could easily be applied to all educational practice.
Experiential Learning Theory as a Guide for Experiential Educators in Higher Education. Kolb, Alice & Kolb, David. A Journal for Engaged Educators. 2017.
A full overview of current research on experiential learning and the spaces that must be built to support it.
Data showcasing how 6th grade students performed just as well on standardized tests via PBL-delivery vs. traditional-delivery. Research also showcases that students learned more skills via PBL-delivery.
Study follows 6th grade science students on a traditional and PBL track, and finds that students in a PBL setting had better academic, motivational, and attitudinal outcomes.
A Review of Research on Project-Based Learning. Thomas, John. 2000.
Summarizes the current (2000) research on project-based learning, its benefits and challenges.
Project-Based Learning for the 21st Century: Skills for the Future. Bell, Stephanie. Taylor & Francis Group. 2010.
An overview of how project-based learning can be used for various "soft skill" sets.
Motivating Project-Based Learning: Sustaining the Doing, Supporting the Learning. Blumenfeld et al. 1991.
A full review of project-based learning, its importance to education and motivation, and how to incorporate it into a classroom.
Where Students Get Valued Advice on What to Study in College. Gallop. 2017.
Outlines how students choose what their college major will be and based on findings, recommends that students are exposed to more internships & experiences to find greater purpose.
STEM Students on the Stage (SOS): Promoting Student Voice and Choice in STEM Education Through an Interdisciplinary, Standards-focused, Project Based Learning Approach**. Sahin, Alphaslan. Top, Namik. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research. 2015.
Showcases how design-based science programs (experiential education & project-based learning) have a positive correlation with STEM teaching.