Problem-based learning in Geography: Towards a critical assessment of its purposes, benefits, and risks

By Pawson E, Fournier E, Haigh M, Muniz O, Trafford J, Vajoczki, S.

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Publication:
2006
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Article
Journal
Journal of Geography in Higher Education
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Volume
30
Issue
1
Pages
103-116
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No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

This paper makes a critical assessment of problem-based learning (PBL) in geography. It assesses what PBL is, in terms of the range of definitions in use and in light of its origins in specific disciplines such as medicine. It considers experiences of PBL