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Problem-Based Learning in a Health Sciences Curriculum

1st Edition

Edited by Christine Alavi


240 pages

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Problem-based learning places the student at the centre of a process which integrates what is learned in a lecture with what the student actually experiences in practice. The authors of this book use their experience of designing and implementing such a course to offer detailed examples of strategies that work, and show how the approach can be adapted to individual curriculum needs. Including key chapters on facilitation, clinical practice, assessment and evaluation, Problem-Based Learning in a Health Sciences Curriculum will be inspiring reading for all those who want to explore and extend their teaching methods and motivate their students to acquire real knowledge with enjoyment.


'An excellent workbook…for the individual teacher or organisation interested in the concept of developing PBL, this text is highly recommended.' - Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons

`Can be related well to nursing practice. Links its theory well to practice' Gordon Mitchell, Durham & Teeside Health College

Table of Contents

Jan Lattoni, Marie Cooke, Michele Don, Don Margetson, Bob Ross all at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia and Gerry Katz, Vancouver, Canada

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery