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Problem-Based Learning (PBL)*, as implemented in the health sciences, is an educational method in which the focus of learning is a small group of tutorials in which students work through healthcare scenarios. The goals of healthcare scenarios are to provide a context for learning, to activate prior knowledge, to motivate students, and to stimulate discussion. Learning is student-centered rather than faculty-centered and self-directed learning is emphasized. The method was developed in the McMaster University Medical School program.
The theoretical basis of PBL is that learning is enhanced by the following conditions:
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