Student facilitated PBL - A capstone collaborative learning experience in the Griffith University MBBS program

Alexander, Heather, Tedman, Raymond, Wallace, Barbara, & Pountney, Helen (2011) Student facilitated PBL - A capstone collaborative learning experience in the Griffith University MBBS program. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 6(1), pp. 4-10.

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We report on an innovation in teaching and learning designed to extend the collaborative learning of PBL, that occurs during the first two years of a four year graduate entry medical program, to a capstone learning experience to assist the transition to a hospital based year 3. During the last five weeks of Year 2 the PBL sessions consist of an initial student facilitated session early in the week followed by a large format session for the entire class convened by two clinicians. The new format PBL was perceived positively by the students and staff involved and may have advantages over traditional formats in developing students' clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis skills.

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ID Code: 95194
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Export Date: 18 April 2016
Keywords: Capstone experience, Collaborative learning, Medicine, Student facilitated PBL, Clinical reasoning, Differential diagnosis, Large format, Learning experiences, Teaching and learning, Diagnosis, Students, HERN
DOI: 10.3991/ijet.v6i1.1433
ISSN: 1868-8799
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning
Deposited On: 29 Apr 2016 00:18
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 03:38

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