Portraits of PBL: Students' experiences of the characteristics of problem-based learning in physiotherapy, computer engineering and psychology
2002 (English)In: Instructional science, ISSN 0020-4277, Vol. 30, no 2, 111-127 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The present study is part of a comprehensive research project with the general aims of comparing how problem-based learning is realised in three different professional educational programmes. The specific aims of this study are to describe and analyse how students in the three different programmes conceive of the meaning of problem-based learning and how they experience their studies within a problem-based learning programme. The PBL programmes are a Bachelor's programme in Physiotherapy, a Master's programme in Psychology, and a Master's programme in Computer Engineering. Data were analysed qualitatively. The results reveal differences in how the students in the three programmes conceive of their autonomy as learners, co-operation with their counterparts and the authenticity of the learning task. The findings possibly also reflect the taken-for-granted perspectives of knowledge, embedded in the cultures of the professional practices and the scientific disciplines to which the programmes pertain.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. Vol. 30, no 2, 111-127 p.
National CategorySocial Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-23113DOI: 10.1023/A:1014819418051Local ID: 2510OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-23113DiVA: diva2:243427
The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com:
Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren and Lars-Ove Dahlgren, Portraits of PBL: Students' experiences of the characteristics of problem-based learning in physiotherapy, computer engineering and psychology, 2002, Instructional science, (30), 2, 111-127.
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