Accession Number : ADA289444

Title :   Problem Based Learning in Medical Education: A Qualitative Study of Curriculum Design and Students' Experience in an Experimental Program.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Davis, Stephen S.

PDF Url : ADA289444

Report Date : NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 281

Abstract : The purpose of this research is to understand a problem- based learning curriculum as applied to the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University and to study students' experience within it. The chapter begins with a brief synopsis of problem-based learning and a definition of the term curriculum. Reasons for the study are offered next, followed by the research methodology, research questions, and the boundaries of the study.

Descriptors :   *EDUCATION, *PROBLEM SOLVING, *LEARNING, METHODOLOGY, STUDENTS, TEACHING METHODS, CYCLES, IDENTIFICATION, BOUNDARIES, MEDICINE, RESOURCES.

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE