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14. Grazer Konferenz – Qualität der Lehre: New Horizons in Teaching and Learning

22. - 24.04.2010, Wien, Österreich

How to use PBL to encourage basic science learning

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14. Grazer Konferenz – Qualität der Lehre: New Horizons in Teaching and Learning. Wien, Österreich, 22.-24.04.2010. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2010. Doc10grako5

DOI: 10.3205/10grako05, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-10grako054

Published: November 18, 2010

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Although many of our students are good at learning facts, they seem to need experience in applying them. For several years, now, in Liverpool we have been using problem-based learning as a way of helping students engage with scientific material - both in the medical curriculum and in the biomedical sciences. We will look at some examples, and discuss the merits and disadvantages of the PBL approach.