Theory to reality: a few issues in implementing problem-based learning

  title={Theory to reality: a few issues in implementing problem-based learning},
  author={Woei Hung},
  journal={Educational Technology Research and Development},
  • Woei Hung
  • Published 17 March 2011
  • Computer Science
  • Educational Technology Research and Development
The success of an intervention depends not only upon its theoretical soundness, but also on proper implementation that reflects the guidelines derived from its theoretical conception. Debates surrounding the effectiveness of problem-based learning (PBL) have focused on its theoretical conception and students’ learning outcomes, but implementation is seemingly absent from the picture. This paper attempts to describe what research evidence is needed to fill in this missing information and provide… 

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