This text provides information, tips and hints on managing the Problem Based Learning (PBL) process from both the lecturer's and the student's perspective. The book outlines the philosophy and process of PBL and its value as a teaching/learning strategy for nurse education. Through a series of interactive chapters the book directs the reader towards gaining the maximum benefit from PBL. The authors include advice on running successful PBL sessions and dealing with difficulties such as dysfunctional teams. Written in a user-friendly fashion that encourages active learning, this book provides first-hand guidance for those involved in this new and exciting strategy for learning and teaching.
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(216mm x 138mm x 9mm)
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Author Biography - Kay Wilkie
KAY WILKIE is PBL Co-ordinator at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee. Kay has been involved in nurse education for over a decade and is particularly interested in making learning more student-centred. IAIN BURNS is Adult Programme Leader at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee. His research interests are in self assessment and the student nurse, and he has presented papers widely in these areas.