Problem-Based Learning: What and How Do Students Learn?

  title={Problem-Based Learning: What and How Do Students Learn?},
  author={Cindy E. Hmelo‐Silver},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
Problem-based approaches to learning have a long history of advocating experience-based education. Psychological research and theory suggests that by having students learn through the experience of solving problems, they can learn both content and thinking strategies. Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional method in which students learn through facilitated problem solving. In PBL, student learning centers on a complex problem that does not have a single correct answer. Students work… 
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