If you want to introduce Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) into your curriculum but are not sure how to go about it, this book will set you on the right track. In this text the author shares the experience of leading a project to implement IBL as a whole integrated pre-registration curriculum and provides a blueprint for successful implementation.
The practicalities of implementing IBL can be a daunting prospect. Using a wealth of examples, relevant theories, models and research, this book takes the reader through the logistics of every stage of implementation. It provides the necessary theoretical and research perspectives and describes the detail how to manage the project stage by stage, covering planning, implementation, evaluation and change management. In addition, it looks at the operational practicalities and describes eight subprojects: staff development; communication systems; the classroom compass; practice experience; documentation; electronic' library and media resources, as well as reviewing the post implementation situation.
Whether you are new to or already familiar with Inquiry-Based Learning or simply need some practical guidelines, this book will provide an indispensable source of reference.
Part One: Why Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL)? 1. Introduction: Background 2. Inquiry-Based Learning Domains 3. Theoretical Perspectives of Inquiry-Based Learning Part Two: Inquiry-Based Learning Project Implementation 4. The Implementation Project 5. Change Management Part Three: Operational Practicalities: The Subprojects 6. Subproject One: Staff Development 7. Subproject Two: Communication System 8. Subproject Three: Classroom Compass 9. Subproject Four: Practice Experience 10. Subproject Five: Documentation 11. Subproject Six: Electronic Resources 12. Subproject Seven: Library Resources 13. Subproject Eight: Media Resources Part Four: By the Time Tomorrow Comes 14. Section A: Where Are We Now? Section B: Where Are We Going?