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  • Problem learning unleashed the potential in me 

    Nthomiwa, Naledi S. (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    Problem-based learning, which is an approach to learning that engages students in finding a solution to a complex problem, has continued to gain popularity in many disciplines, including nursing. This paper reports my ...
  • Through self-directed learning, problem-based learning challenges students' creativity 

    Rantao, Monicah (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    A reflection on what is learned has been found to enhance learning and the retention of what is learned. Reflection involves documentation and thoughtful examination of the experiences of a situation and associated emotional ...
  • PBL for learners' responsibility over learning and personal development 

    Mogibelo, Azhani (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    Reflective writing is a way to explore what we can become without being judged. Problem-based learning (PBL), an approach to learning and teaching that has reflective writing as one of its central components, has been seen ...
  • The strength of problem-based learning pivots on teamwork 

    Letlhogile, Kabo (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    Problem-based learning (PBL) was first conceived in medical training at McMaster University in Canada. This followed educators’ disappointment with traditional teaching which involved students memorising, forgetting what ...
  • Problem-based learning: a teaching strategy that prepares the students for work life 

    Kaelo, Segolame (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    Problem-based learning (PBL), which started in medical education in the 1960s, is currently used extensively in the same field; and has spread to fields such as nursing. PBL is a learning method that which involves student ...

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