The PBL Projects of the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) are a series of STEM problem based learning curriculum and professional development projects funded by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program (NSF ATE). Each of the PBL Projects has developed a collection of authentic real world multimedia case studies called Challenges with industry partners in the areas of optics and photonics, sustainable technologies, and advanced manufacturing (in process). Visit the CHALLENGES page to view the existing problem based learning curriculum.

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May 13, 2015 Attend NEBHE's Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (AM PBL) Workshop and Society of Manufacturing Engineering's (SME) Bright Minds Program at EASTEC (Eastern States Exposition Center) 2015 in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

Participants in NEBHE's AM PBL workshop will learn how to use the AM PBL multimedia Challenges developed in collaboration with New England manufacturers, as well as how to work with industry partners to enhance student's content knowledge, critical thinking skills and ability to work in teams.

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