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Problem based learning

Ginty, Andrew, ESCalate, corp creator. (2007) Problem based learning. [ Busy teacher educator guide ]

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This is part of the ESCalate Busy Teacher Educator Guides. Problem based learning (PBL) is a teaching strategy to promote self-directed learning and critical thinking through problem solving. This educational approach has become a distinct methodology (Barrows 2002) and has been widely adopted within medical education as the method of teaching. PBL is the focus of systematic reviews (Colliver 2000). Significant advancement in PBL curricula have occurred in medical faculties such as McMasters University (Ca), Maastricht University (NL), and Manchester University (UK). Its application within initial teacher education has been described by McPhee (2002). The term problem based learning is specific but similar methodologies describe case based or enquiry based learning (Justice et al. 2007)

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: ESCalate
Series Name: Busy teacher educator guide
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning styles
Depositing User: escalate
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2011 10:16
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 21:04
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