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Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Learning and Didactic Science in Education and School (PeDiUS). Linköping University, Faculty of Educational Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9233-3862
2011 (Swedish)In: The individual and the group – Future challenges: Proceedings from the 7th GRASP conference, University of Gothenburg, May 2010 / [ed] C. Jacobsson, & M. R. Ricciardi, Göteborg: Göteborgs universitet , 2011, 103-117 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Context  Problem-based learning (PBL) is widely used in higher education. There is evidence available that students and faculty are highly satisfied with PBL. Nevertheless, in educational practice problems are often encountered, such as tutors who are too directive, problems that are too well-structured, and dysfunctional tutorial groups.

Purpose  The aim of this paper is to demonstrate that PBL has the potential to prepare students more effectively for future learning because it is based on four modern insights into learning: constructive, self-directed, collaborative and contextual. These four learning principles are described and it is explained how they apply to PBL. In addition, available research is reviewed and the current debate in research on PBL is described.

Discussion  It is argued that problems encountered in educational practice usually stem from poor implementation of PBL. In many cases the way in which PBL is implemented is not consistent with the current insights on learning. Furthermore, it is argued that research on PBL should contribute towards a better understanding of why and how the concepts of constructive, self-directed, collaborative and contextual learning work or do not work and under what circumstances. Examples of studies are given to illustrate this issue.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Göteborg: Göteborgs universitet , 2011. 103-117 p.
Keyword [en]
Small groups, Social psychology
Keyword [sv]
Grupper, Gruppsykologi, Gruppdynamik
National Category
Psychology Pedagogy
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-77701ISBN: 978-91-633-9238-2OAI: diva2:528530
Available from: 2012-05-25 Created: 2012-05-25 Last updated: 2016-05-04Bibliographically approved

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