chapter  12
Redesigning PBL: Resolving the Integration Problem: Translating a PBL model from one discipline to another; getting students to integrate knowledge and learning in a PBL course
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The mood for change and renewal was motivated partly by a desire to reinvigorate the architecture programme and partly by the perception that, in order to survive, the school had to enhance its distinctive profile in competition with the larger metropolitan architecture schools, particularly the three in Sydney. This created a general willingness among all the staff to contemplate innovation and change but no clear idea about what form that change should take. There was, of course, the highly regarded model on campus of the recently formed medical school, which was fresh from its initial exhilarating stages of establishing its pioneering PBL course, but we architects did not immediately see this as necessarily relevant to our situation.