Problem-based learning improves the academic performance of medical students in South Africa

International Journal

Medical Education, Vol. 39 Iss. 4, Pp 388-393 Mar 02, 2005

Overview: What is already known on this subject Problem-based learning methodology has not been shown to offer any special advantages in knowledge and skills acquisition in American and European studies. What this study adds This study shows that PBL methodology has a positive impact on students from disadvantaged educational backgrounds, reducing attrition rates and improving throughput rates.

Enoch Kwizera
Jehu E Iputo

Southern Africa

South Africa

Capacity Building

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