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A review of the evidence: Effects of problem-based learning on students and graduates of Maastricht medical school

Henk Schmidt

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Opinions differ as to whether problem-based learning (PBL) is an effective form of education. Some argue that, contrary to expectation, PBL has failed to promote in students higher levels of ... More


The problem-based learning process

Diana Dolmans and Henk Schmidt

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the problem-based learning process. Today, many medical schools all over the world have implemented PBL. The process goes as follows: Students in PBL groups discuss problems ... More


Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Henk van Berkel, Albert Scherpbier, Harry Hillen, and Cees van der Vleuten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Problem-based learning (PBL) has excited interest among educators around the world for several decades. Among the most notable applications of PBL is the approach taken at the Faculty of Health, ... More


Designing problems

Henk Schmidt and Jos Moust

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reports on the development of a taxonomy of didactic problems used in problem-based learning (PBL) curricula. It distinguishes four categories of knowledge acquired by students in the ... More


E-learning in problem-based learning

Jeroen Donkers, Daniëlle Verstegen, Bas de Leng, and Nynke de Jong

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

E-learning in the context of problem-based learning (PBL) refers to the use of software to: support the learning of specific knowledge and skills, support communication and group work, and support ... More


Alternative instructional problem-based learning formats

Jos Moust and Herma Roebertsen

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the development of alternative learning both in and outside the classic PBL format aimed at preventing the phenomenon of erosion and to ensure continued stimulation of ... More


The role of the tutor

Jos Moust

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the responsibilities of a tutor in the problem-based learning (PBL) programmes of the Maastricht Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) as well as the main tasks ... More


Basic sciences in problem-based learning

Esther Bergman and Ton de Goeij

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Basic sciences are generally defined as the scientific foundation of clinical reasoning and medical practice. This chapter discusses basic sciences in problem-based learning (PBL). At present, ... More


Introduction: Sustainability of PBL and innovation in medical education at Maastricht University

Stewart Mennin

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the relevance of problem-based learning (PBL). It then discusses staff development and sustainability of PBL, lessons in sustainability, ... More


John Dewey, Participatory Democracy, and University-Community Partnerships

Robert Innes, Leigh Gilchrist, Susan Friedman, and Kristen Tompkins

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

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2016
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May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The educational philosophy of John Dewey and the contemporary constructivist learning theories that have evolved from his pragmatist perspective provide a foundation for guiding efforts to introduce ... More


How to organize the transition from a traditional curriculum to a PBL curriculum

Martin Paul

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Some say that no challenge is more difficult than trying to change a traditional curriculum into a problem-based one. Maastricht University has been lucky in that it was able to start with ... More


History of problem-based learning in medical education

Harry Hillen, Albert Scherpbier, and Wynand Wijnen

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Faculty of Medicine was founded in 1974, as the first faculty of the new University of Maastricht. From the outset, problem-based learning (PBL) has been the trademark of the university and the ... More


Learning how to learn, teaching how to teach

Emmaline Brouwer and Marijke Kruithof

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

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2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses how student involvement in the design, implementation, and evaluation of their own education can help the understanding of the underlying principles of problem-based learning ... More


A role for problem-based learning in higher education in the developing world

Gerard Majoor and Han Aarts

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

There is growing agreement about the need urgently and significantly to increase the quantitative capacity of higher education institutions in developing countries. At the same time education ... More


Designing a problem-based learning medical curriculum

Mascha Verheggen and Hetty Snellen-Balendong

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the design of a problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum. The first challenge to the designers of a PBL curriculum is to determine which themes are to be addressed during which ... More


Assessment in problem-based learning

Lambert Schuwirth and Cees van der Vleuten

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the assessment programme in a problem-based learning curriculum. Topics covered include programme design, description of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences ... More


Progress testing

Arno Muijtjens and Wynand Wijnen

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A progress test is a comprehensive test covering the cognitive objectives of an educational programme. It resembles a final exam, but, unlike a final exam, it is taken not only by students who are ... More


Faculty development

Marie-Louise Schreurs and Willem de Grave

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

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2010
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September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses professional development for faculty. Topics covered include principles of faculty development and faculty development programme implementation.


Simulated patients

Lonneke Bokken and Jan-Joost Rethans

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Simulated patients (SPs) are normal people who are trained to portray a patient in an authentic, realistic way. SPs can also be trained to portray a patient in a standardized, consistent way, as is ... More


Quality assurance

Renée Stalmeijer, Diana Dolmans, Henk van Berkel, and Ineke Wolfhagen

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses quality assurance in problem-based learning (PBL). Topics covered include programme evaluation, measuring quality, judging quality, and improving quality. The development of ... More


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