AISHE publishes new PBL book by Terry Barrett

AISHE is delighted to announce the publication of a new book by Terry Barrett,  ‘A new model of problem-based learning: Inspiring, concepts, practice strategies and case studies from higher education’

This book is aimed at both experienced problem-based learning (PBL) practitioners and those who are new to the field.  It takes a fresh approach, exploring new ways to design and implement PBL and focuses particularly on student discourse. The concepts, strategies and case studies presented in the book can be adapted other contexts making this an invaluable resource for all who have an interest in PBL.  As an AISHE publication, this book is published under a Creative Commons license and is available, free, on the AISHE website:

Barrett, Terry (2017). A New Model of Problem-based learning: Inspiring Concepts, Practice Strategies and Case Studies from Higher Education. Maynooth: AISHE. Available

The book will be launched by Alison Farrell at the Facilitate Symposium on Friday 19th May at 11 o’clock in Education House in Maynooth University.

Terry Barrett is an Assistant Professor in Educational Development at University College Dublin. She has over twenty years experience of working with problem-based learning (PBL) as an education developer, programme coordinator, tutor, researcher and research supervisor. She has worked in the design and implementation of PBL initiatives in a range of disciplines including nursing, medicine, physiotherapy, ultrasound, science, computer science, English literature, liberal arts, business, agriculture, community development, education, hospitality, tourism and policing. She has worked as a problem-based learning consultant in Ireland and abroad. She has presented keynote papers on PBL in Ireland, England, Finland and Australia.

This entry was posted in AISHE Publications, AISHE-R. Bookmark the permalink.