Peer consultation as a method for promoting problem-based learning during a paediatrics course.

@article{Renko2002PeerCA,
  title={Peer consultation as a method for promoting problem-based learning during a paediatrics course.},
  author={Marjo Renko and Matti Uhari and Hannu Soini and Marianne Tensing},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={408-11}
}
In problem-based learning (PBL) there are problems during tutorial group sessions, for example lack of participation, interaction and cohesion, and withdrawing. The authors evaluated whether these problems could be avoided with a peer consultation model. Peer consultation takes advantage of cooperation between students by encouraging them to accept more responsibility for learning from their peers. Forty-nine fifth-year students participated in three group sessions where they solved a… CONTINUE READING