CCI Liaison Ledger

November 2009: Problem-Based Learning

Introduction, ADEA CCI Update | Permanent link


Problem-Based Learning Comes of Age
Guest Perspective: Problem-Based Learning: A Socratic Method of Teaching for This CenturyClick Here To Read More

Problem-Based Learning: A Socratic Method of Teaching for This Century

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Nadeem Karimbux, D.M.D., M.D., Assistant Dean, Dental Education, and Associate Professor, Harvard School of Dental Medicine; Associate Editor of MedEdPORTAL representing ADEA

A faculty member stops in his tracks and peers into a seminar room. He sees eight first-year dental... Click Here To Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Marsha A. Pyle

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When asked what brought about a major curriculum overhaul at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine (CWRU SDM), recipient of the Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation by a Dental Institution, former Vice Dean Dr. Marsha A. Pyle points to three fundamentals: good timing, a... Click Here To Read More

Campus Spotlight: University of British Columbia

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If the goal of problem-based learning (PBL) is to teach students to be independent, self-directed, lifelong learners, then peer-facilitated PBL groups may be a logical outgrowth of a PBL curriculum. The University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Dentistry is testing this theory and finding that its students are indeed capable of a... Click Here To Read More