problem-based learning


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problem-based learning

A socratic instruction strategy in which groups of students are presented with clinical problems without prior study or lectures, a method which has long been lauded for its ability to teach students how to think.

problem-based learning

Medical education An instruction strategy in which groups of students are presented with clinical problems without prior study or lectures. See Cooperative learning.
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Our finding that group discussion among students in the problem-based learning process was effective in reducing communication apprehension, is similar to that of Kedrowicz (2016), who found that communication apprehension of North American medical students decreased while communication competency increased after group discussion training.
Problem-based learning (PBL) has been defined as a method of inquiry where students solve difficulties, oddities, qualms, and problems in the context of real life (Barell, 2007).
Since the 1990s, research has demonstrated that inquiry-, project-, and problem-based learning coursework can increase student engagement and motivation (Barron et al., 1998; Barron & Darling-Hammond, 2008; Belland, Glazewski, & Ertmer, 2009; Blumenfeld, Soloway, & Marx, 1991; Boaler & Staples, 2008).
Key Words: Problem-based learning (PBL), traditional lecture methodology, knowledge acquisition, multiple choice questions (MCQs), viva voce, recall, interpretation, problem-solving.
It has been revealed that the problem-based learning (PBL) is a very significant method that challenges the classical views of teaching and learning as the learner can determine with the support of a skilful instructor, on topics that to be identified, to the depth and the processes that are used.
Prompting the development of preservice teachers' beliefs through cases, action research, problem-based learning and technology.
In the classroom, problem-based learning occurs when a teacher presents scenarios encountered in his or her field of study.
Problem-based learning (often referred to as "PBL") is also the name for an established instructional model of teaching that challenges students to learn and apply knowledge of content through the application of problem-solving skills to solve meaningful problems in the academic disciplines (Kilbane & Milman, 2013).
This active and student-centered type of teaching and learning is best reflected in the problem-based learning method.

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