Rethinking the globalisation of problem-based learning: how culture challenges self-directed learning.

  title={Rethinking the globalisation of problem-based learning: how culture challenges self-directed learning.},
  author={Janneke M. Frambach and Erik W Driessen and L. M. Chan and Cees P. M. van der Vleuten},
  journal={Medical education},
  volume={46 8},
CONTEXT Medical schools worldwide are increasingly switching to student-centred methods such as problem-based learning (PBL) to foster lifelong self-directed learning (SDL). The cross-cultural applicability of these methods has been questioned because of their Western origins and because education contexts and learning approaches differ across cultures. OBJECTIVES This study evaluated PBL's cross-cultural applicability by investigating how it is applied in three medical schools in regions… CONTINUE READING
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