Department of Civil Engineering, Director of Project Based Learning Laboratory
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-4020, U.S.A.
This position paper proposes the P5BL initiative and vision, that is, Problem-, Project-, Product-, Process-, People- Based Learning. A definition is proposed for the P5BL teaching and learning approach. The discussion identifies key pedagogical issues and innovative roles of computing for each of the five critical Ps in a multisite, cross-disciplinary, project-centered, and team-oriented Architecture/Engineering/Construction environment.