Learning through debate during problem-based learning: an active learning strategy.

  title={Learning through debate during problem-based learning: an active learning strategy.},
  author={S. Mumtaz and R. Latif},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  volume={41 3},
  • S. Mumtaz, R. Latif
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Advances in physiology education
  • We explored medical student's views and perceptions of a series of debates conducted during problem-based learning (PBL) practiced as a part of the Spiral curriculum at the Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. A series of debates were employed during PBL sessions for second-year female medical students, over the period 2014-2016. Each cohort of students was randomly split into 10 small PBL groups and exposed to weekly PBL activity. Within each group, the students were divided… CONTINUE READING
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