ERIC Number: EJ611145
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Learning To Reason through Discourse in a Problem-based Learning Group.
Frederiksen, Carl H.
Discourse Processes, v27 n2 p135-60 1999
Examines the discourse of a problem-based learning group in medicine. Finds evidence of a differential diagnosis frame to organize the group's diagnostic inquiry procedures; coconstruction of explanatory case models linking causes to clinical symptoms through interactive discussion; processes of collaborative reasoning in evaluating alternative causal hypotheses for clinical evidence; and different contributions made by speakers to the collaborative problem solving. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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