How Effective Are Problem-based, Community-oriented Curricula: Experienced Evidence

  • Henk G. Schmidt
Part of the Frontiers of Primary Care book series (PRIMARY)

Abstract

This chapter reviews and comments on a number of studies that have compared the results of problem-based programs with those of conventional curricula. The review concentrates on studies concerning the educational outcomes of the curricula of an international group of medical schools known as the “Network of Community-oriented Educational Institutions for the Health Sciences.” The Network consists of approximately 80 schools, from industrialized as well as developing countries.1 The more well-known schools include the medical faculties of the University of New Mexico in the United States, the University of Limburg in the Netherlands, McMaster University in Canada, Suez Canal University in Egypt, and the University of Newcastle, Australia.

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Dition Egypt Univer Rote Baca 

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