ERIC Number: EJ467208
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Does Problem-Based Learning Work? A Meta-Analysis of Evaluative Research.
Vernon, David T. A.; Blake, Robert L.
Academic Medicine, v68 n7 p550-63 Jul 1993
A study evaluated 35 research projects from 1970-92 comparing problem-based learning in medical and nursing education with more traditional methods of instruction. It was found that results generally supported the superiority of the problem-based learning approach for both affective outcomes and academic performance. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Objectives, Classroom Techniques, College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Methods, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Medical Education, Nursing Education, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Professional Education, Statistical Analysis
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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