Kumar Laxman

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Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach that is organized around the investigation and resolution of problems. Problems are neither uniform nor similar. Jonassen (1997, 2000) in his design theory of problem solving has categorized problems into two broad types e well-structured and ill-structured. He has also described a host of mediating(More)
The use of problem-based learning (PBL) within curriculum design has gained momentum in the recent few years due to the pervasive penetration of internet mobile technologies. Due to the power of using contextual problems anchored in real-life issues, PBL techniques have been increasingly adopted in many workplace-learning environments to improve the quality(More)
Filariasis is a parasitic infectious disease caused by filarial nematode worms. These worms mainly dwell in subcutaneous tissues and lymphatics of the human host, with a predilection for lower limbs, retroperitoneal tissues, spermatic cord, and epididymis. Oral or perioral involvement of the filarial nematode is rare. This case report describes a filarial(More)
The primary focus of the research study described in this paper was to assess the status quo of teachers’ use of Information and Communication Technology in teaching in terms of the factors that influence their use. Using a survey questionnaire, data was collected from a total of 1,891 secondary school teachers in all government schools in Negara Brunei(More)
Healthcare systems in many developed countries are rapidly approaching a crisis point, due to an aging population, an increase of chronic diseases, healthcare costs consuming an increasing share of the government expenditure, and the dwindling pool of healthcare professionals. One solution to address these challenges is to empower health consumers to better(More)
Secondary school principals, primary school headmasters and teachers are some of the stakeholders who are responsible for translating the government’s aspirations for ICT-driven engaged learning into viable classroom practices. Principals and headmasters have a significant influence on teachers’ use of ICT in teaching in schools. Principals and headmasters(More)
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