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Essential Readings in Problem-Based Learning: Exploring and Extending the Legacy of Howard S. Barrows

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Like most good educational interventions, problem-based learning (PBL) did not grow out of theory, but out of a practical problem. Medical students were bored, dropping out, and unable to apply what they had learned in lectures to their practical experiences a couple of years later. Neurologist Howard S. Barrows reversed the sequence, presenting students with patient problems to solve in small groups and requiring them to seek relevant knowledge in an effort to solve those problems. Out of his work, PBL was born.The ...

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Essential Readings in Problem-Based Learning: Exploring and Extending the Legacy of Howard S. Barrows
2015, Purdue University Press, West Lafayette

ISBN-13: 9781557536822

Hardcover

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