Student-led tutorials in problem-based learning: educational outcomes and students' perceptions.

@article{Kassab2005StudentledTI,
  title={Student-led tutorials in problem-based learning: educational outcomes and students' perceptions.},
  author={Salah Eldin Kassab and Marwan F Abu-Hijleh and Q Al-shboul and Hossam Hamdy},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={521-6}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of using students as tutors in a problem-based learning (PBL) medical curriculum. Ninety-one third-year medical students were divided into ten tutorial groups. The groups were randomly allocated into student-led tutorials (SLT) (five groups, n = 44 students) and faculty-led tutorials (FLT) (five groups, n = 47 students). Outcome measurements included assessment of students' performance in tutorials individually and as a group, end-unit… CONTINUE READING