The Effects of Problem-Based Learning On Problem Solving

  title={The Effects of Problem-Based Learning On Problem Solving},
  author={Shelagh Gallagher and William J. Stepien and Hilary Rosenthal},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  pages={195 - 200}
Problem-based instruction is designed to provide students with a guided experience in solving an ill-structured problem. All learning in problem-based instruction stems from students initial questions about a problem situation. Currently used in medical school programs, problem-based curriculum has not been tested at the high school level. Science, Society and the Future (SSF) is an experimental problem-based course for gifted high school students. In the interdisciplinary course, students… 

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