ERIC Number: EJ535963
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Problem-Based Learning in Medicine and Beyond: A Brief Overview.
Barrows, Howard S.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n68 p3-12 Win 1996
Discussion of the problem-based learning approach in higher education looks at its origins in medical curricula, characteristics of the original method, the variety of educational objectives possible with this approach, problem-based curriculum development, advantages of the method, and its use outside the medical domain. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Bringing Problem-Based Learning to Higher Education: Theory and Practice."