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ERIC Number: EJ535965
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0633
Tutors and Small Groups in Problem-Based Learning: Lessons from the Literature.
Wilkerson, LuAnn
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n68 p23-22 Win 1996
A model of classroom characteristics and interaction is used to examine the roles of group size, problem types, and student behaviors, central concerns in problem-based learning, in medical education. The model incorporates six classroom dimensions, including four process variables (classroom organization, learning task, teacher's instruction, teacher's communication) and two outcome variables (student's academic behavior, student's social behavior). (MSE)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Note: Theme issue: "Bringing Problem-Based Learning to Higher Education: Theory and Practice."