Problem-based learning: a review of the educational and psychological theory.

  title={Problem-based learning: a review of the educational and psychological theory.},
  author={Clare Onyon},
  journal={The clinical teacher},
  volume={9 1},
BACKGROUND Problem-based learning (PBL) is a teaching method where the use of clinical problems is the starting point for learning, and it is through the process of working through these problems that students acquire the knowledge and skills required to be a doctor. CONTEXT Many advantages of PBL over traditional curricula have been proposed. On reviewing the evidence on the results of PBL curricula for producing better doctors, students tend to perform either a little better or a little… CONTINUE READING
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