Kristin Wobbe

Kristin Wobbe

Center for Project Based Learning
Director, Center for Project Based Learning
Integrative and Global Studies
BA St Olaf College 1983
PhD Harvard University 1991
Expert Bio

As director of WPI’s Center for Project-Based Learning (PBL), Dr. Kris Wobbe has worked with peers across higher education, nationally and internationally, to facilitate the advancement of project-based learning, tailored for their students, their curriculum, and their institutions.  She draws upon over 25 years of extensive PBL experience including leading a first-year, interdisciplinary, project-based program and integration of projects into coursework as a professor of biochemistry. 

The Academic Minute
Maximizing Learning through High-Impact Practices

The Academic Minute podcast explores the results of a WPI alumni survey. It finds that WPI's project-based curriculum provides strong preparation for students' lives and careers. Kris Wobbe, director of WPI's Center for Project-Based Learning, discusses how stacking high-impact practices over time can uniquely benefit students.


Inside Higher ED
Academic Minute: Project-Based Learning in Year One

In an audio segment on Inside Higher Ed's Academic Minute, Kristin Wobbe, Co-Director of the Center for Project-Based Learning, explains that project-based learning provides benefits from the beginning.

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