The effectiveness of problem‐based learning compared to traditional teaching in undergraduate psychiatry

@article{McParland2004TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of problem‐based learning compared to traditional teaching in undergraduate psychiatry},
  author={Monica McParland and Lorraine M. Noble and Gill Livingston},
  journal={Medical Education},
  year={2004},
  volume={38}
}
Objectives  A change from traditional to problem‐based learning (PBL) methods in a psychiatry attachment was evaluated by comparing the learning styles, attitudes to psychiatry and examination performance of 2 cohorts of students. It was hypothesised that the PBL curriculum would result in increased deep learning, decreased surface learning, more favourable attitudes to psychiatry and improved examination performance. It was predicted that students' examination success would be related to the… 
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