ERIC Number: EJ553977
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
An Action Research Study of the Effectiveness of Problem-Based Learning in Promoting the Acquisition and Retention of Knowledge.
Dods, Richard F.
Journal for the Education of the Gifted, v20 n4 p423-37 Sum 1997
This action research study evaluated problem-based learning (PBL), traditional lecture, and a combination of PBL and lecture in an elective biochemistry course at a secondary school for gifted students. Lecture tended to wide content coverage, whereas understanding and retention was promoted by PBL. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Problem-Based Learning.