Faculty perception towards a “hybrid” problem based learning methodology

Nitin Joseph, Animesh Jain, Shashidhar M. Kotian

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This sequential quantitative and qualitative study was done to assess the perception of faculties towards a hybrid Problem Based Learning (PBL) methodology. To begin with, all faculty members of the department featured in a round of PBL facilitation. Later in phase I,their perception was assessed using a validated self-administered questionnaire. In phase II, personalized interview was conducted with each faculty. Finally phase (III) involved a focus group discussion on issues identified in previous phases. Among the 10 faculties, 9 had good and 1 had average perception about PBL. The various issues brought out by faculty in phase (II) and (III) were; need of formalized training in PBL for facilitators, need of integrated PBL sessions, need of variety of PBL exercises and need of student’s assessment for every session.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)LM01-LM03
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Biochemistry


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