Honors Projects


The main purpose of this research is to see what effects problem-based learning has on student engagement cognitively, behaviorally, and emotionally. Some research has found that problem-based learning increases students' cognitive engagement in the classroom. This research will be conducted over a three week period and analyze student engagement during a traditional unit and a problem-based learning unit.


Adolescent Young Adult


Integrated Mathematics Education

First Advisor

Jodi Haney

First Advisor Department

School of Teaching and Learning

Second Advisor

Kristi Borcherdt

Second Advisor Department

Special Education

Publication Date

Spring 5-3-2020