Problem Based Learning in Health and Social Care

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Teena Clouston, Lyn Westcott, Steven W. Whitcombe, Jill Riley, Ruth Matheson
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 26, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 232 pages
Problem Based Learning in Health and Social Care offers a practical insight into the opportunities, benefits and challenges of using problem based learning (PBL) in health and social care education and also student directed learning (SDL) as a learning and teaching tool. It represents a collection of practical and emerging concepts in terms of how to do PBL and SDL and considers the practical barriers and solutions, challenges to self awareness and finally future potentialities and directions for learning.
 

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Contents

Promoting creative thinking and innovative practice through the
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General Principles of Using ProblemBased Learning 7
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Readiness for problembased learning
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Developing problembased learning curricula
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Becoming a problembased learning facilitator
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Managing group dynamics and developing team working
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Assessing problembased learning curricula
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The Theoretical Interface with ProblemBased Learning
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Problembased learning and the development of capital
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An evolving vision for learning in healthcare education
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The Learner in ProblemBased Learning
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Becoming lifelong learners in health and social care
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Becoming a selfdirected learner
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Final Thoughts
201
Index
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Copyright

A reflexive model for problembased learning
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Teena J Clouston is Senior Lecturer/Programme lead at the School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University.

Lyn Westcott is Senior Lecturer/Professional Lead in Occupational Therapy at the Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth.

Steven W. Whitcombe is Lecturer at the School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University

Dr Jill Riley is Lecturer at the School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University

Ruth Matheson is Senior Lecturer for the Learning and Teaching Development Unit at the Univeristy of Wales Instute, Cardiff.

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