Definitions for "Problem-solving"
(aka problem-based learning) is a constructivist approach that promotes student involvement and active learning. This instructional strategy uses real-world problems as the organizational focus of student learning. In problem-solving, students are self-directed learners while the teacher acts as facilitator.
According to some mythographers, this is one of the chief functions of myths: to pose important conflicts or dilemmas that are then resolved symbolically in the myth. Claude Levi-Strauss, for one, saw this as essential to his definition of myth as "a logical model capable of overcoming a contradiction." One might call this a heuristic function. As such it seems related also to affectance motivation.
Learners start a topic by solving a problem that incorporates the concepts of the module. Have participants work in teams to solve a scenario. Begin the presentation with the problem-solving exercise and then debrief the exercise by highlighting important points in the presentation.
A process employed by all people at all levels of maturity of discovering or deducing new relationships among things observed or sensed. A method involving clear definition of the problem confronted, formation of hypothetical solutions, and tests of the hypotheses, until evidence warrants acceptance of a hypothesis.
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Ability of the individual to bring cognitive processes to the consideration of how to accomplish a task.
skills that contribute to productive outcomes