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ERIC Number: ED529796
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan-28
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Problem Solving in Student Police Officers' Professional Development
Zascerinska, Jelena; Zascerinskis, Mihails
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Scientific Conference, "Legal, Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Human Safety" (Riga, Latvia, Jan 28, 2011)
Introduction: The success of human safety requires the ability of police officers in problem solving within continuing professional development to be considered. Aim of the study: To analyze problem based teaching and learning in tertiary education within continuing professional development. Materials and methods: The search for problem based teaching and learning involves a process of analyzing the meaning of key concepts as well as the empirical study conducted in Latvia in 2005-2006. Results: The theoretical findings of the research show a potential model for problem based teaching and learning indicating how the steps of the process are related, the empirical study demonstrates that problem based teaching and learning formed by the methodology of the development of the system of external and internal perspectives is efficient to contribute decisively to the student police officers' development. Conclusion: In order to increase the student police officers' learning outcomes it is necessary to promote student police officers' professional development guided by problem based teaching and learning, which supports a favourable learning environment and learners' needs as well as provides successful professional development in a multicultural environment. (Contains 5 figures and a bibliography.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Latvia