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Problems identified by tutors in a hybrid problem-based learning curriculum

Problems identified by tutors in a hybrid problem-based learning curriculum

Academic Medicine 76(1): 81

Problem-based learning (PBL) tutors (n = 27) were interviewed to identify problems they encountered in facilitating a hybrid PBL-lecture curriculum. Analysis of responses yielded six problems for students: "mini-lecturing," dysfunctional group dynamics, completing cases too quickly, superficial research, frustration with tutors who lack content expertise, and lack of support for PBL. These may arise because students lack problem-solving and interpersonal skills needed to benefit from PBL.

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DOI: 10.1097/00001888-200101000-00021

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