PBL in the undergraduate MD program at McMaster University: three iterations in three decades.

@article{Neville2007PBLIT,
  title={PBL in the undergraduate MD program at McMaster University: three iterations in three decades.},
  author={Alan J. Neville and Geoff Norman},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2007},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={370-4}
}
When the undergraduate MD program of McMaster University admitted its first cohort of 20 students in 1969, it heralded a major change in medical school pedagogy that has influenced the education of medical students around the world. The three-year PBL curriculum, which emphasized small-group tutorials, self-directed learning, a minimal number of didactic presentations, and student evaluation that was based almost entirely on performance in the tutorial, represented a radical departure from… CONTINUE READING
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