A case-based, small-group cooperative learning course in preclinical veterinary science aimed at bridging basic science and clinical literacy.

@article{Schoeman2009ACS,
  title={A case-based, small-group cooperative learning course in preclinical veterinary science aimed at bridging basic science and clinical literacy.},
  author={Johan Petrus Schoeman and Marja van Schoor and L Leigh Ann van der Merwe and Roy A Meintjes},
  journal={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={31-6}
}
In 1999 a dedicated problem-based learning course was introduced into the lecture-based preclinical veterinary curriculum of the University of Pretoria. The Introduction to Clinical Studies Course combines traditional lectures, practical sessions, student self-learning and guided tutorials. The self-directed component of the course utilises case-based, small-group cooperative learning as an educational vehicle to link basic science with clinical medicine. The aim of this article is to describe… CONTINUE READING