problem-based learning


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problem-based learning

an instructional strategy designed to develop critical thinking skills through the presentation of real-life clinical situations assessed and explored by students working in collaborative groups with faculty, other clinician experts, and their peer group.

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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The SIM-PBL education program was composed of problem-based learning (90 minutes), simulation practice (15 minutes), debriefing (30 minutes), and rest (15 minutes).
Conclusion: The students were satisfied with their experience with the problem-based learning.
In problem-based learning, students learn essential content while solving a highly complex and ill-defined problem, but the content they learn depends on how they conceptualize the problem and potential solutions.
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.
Although project-based learning shares much in common with problem-based learning, they are two distinct models of learning.
In other words, instead of teaching students one right solution to a single given problem (as is often seen in traditional teacher-centered techniques), problem-based learning teaches students how to go about solving any problem with which they are faced.
The symposium is a way for academic staff to stay up to date with the latest trends in education, specifically the renowned problem-based learning approach," pointed out Bahrain Polytechnic acting chief executive Dr Mohamed Al Aseeri.

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