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An exploratory survey of undergraduate nursing students’ experiences of group work within a Problem-Based Curriculum

P. Brysiewicz, R. Cassimjee, P. Mclnerney
Curationis | Vol 25, No 4 | a795 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v25i4.795 | © 2002 P. Brysiewicz, R. Cassimjee, P. Mclnerney | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 2002 | Published: 28 September 2002

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P. Brysiewicz, University of Natal, South Africa
R. Cassimjee, University of Natal, South Africa
P. Mclnerney, University of Natal, South Africa

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Problem-based Learning is a learner-centered approach to education which encourages student participation and group work in the learning process. This method of selfdirected learning is facilitated by the use of small-group discussions. This being the case, it is important for groups to function effectively in order for this learning to occur. These small groups are guided by a facilitator and utilize real-life problems from the clinical settings.


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