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Problem-Based Learning References

Prepared by Melissa CF Becker, MSW


Abrahamson, S. (1998). Obstacles to establishing problem-based learning. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 656-659.

Aldred, M.J. & Aldred, S.E. (1998). Problem-based learning: The good, the bad, and the ugly. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 650-655.

Aldred, S.E., Aldred, M.J., Walsh, L.J., & Dick, B. (1998). Implementing problem-based learning into professional and dental education. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 644- 649.

Barrows, H.S. (1998). The essentials of problem-based learning. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 630-633.

Biley, F. (1999). Creating tension: Undergraduate student nurses’ responses to a problem- based learning curriculum. Nurse Education Today, 19, 586-591.

Boud, D. & Feletti, G.I., Editors. (1997). The challenge of problem-based learning (2nd edition). London: Kogan Page.

Bridges, E.M. (1992). Problem based learning for administrators. Oregon: ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management.

Charlin, B., Mann, K., & Hansen, P. (1998). The many faces of problem-based learning: A framework for understanding and comparison. Medical Teacher, 20(4), 323-330.

Chaves, J.F., Chaves, J.A. & Lantz, M.S. (1998). The PBL-Evaluator: A web-based tool for assessment in tutorials. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 671-674.

Cockrell, K.S., Caplow, J.A.H., & Donaldson, J.F. (2000). A context for learning: Collaborative groups in the problem-based learning environment. The Review of Higher Education, 23(3), 347-363.

Davis, M.H., & Harden, R.M. (1999). AMEE medical education guide no. 15: Problem-based learning: A practical guide. Medical Teacher, 21(2), 130-140.

de Graff, E. & Bouhuijs, P.A.J., Editors. (1993). Implementation of problem-based learning in higher education. Amsterdam: Thesis Publishers.

Doig, K. & Werner, E. (2000). The marriage of a traditional lecture-based curriculum and problem-based learning: Are the offspring vigorous? Medical Teacher, 22(2), 173-178.

Evensen, D. & Hmelo, C. (Eds.). (2000). Problem-based learning: A research perspective on learning interactions. Erlbaum.

Glasgow (1997). New curriculum for new times: a guide to student-centered, problem-based learning.

Harden, R.M. & Davis, M.H. (1998). The continuum of problem-based learning. Medical Teacher, 20(4), 317-322.

Hertzog, N.B. (1997). The creation of a school and curriculum reform. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 29(2), 209-231.

Kirkwood, M. (2000). Infusing higher-order thinking and learning to learn into content instruction: A case study of secondary computing studies in Scotland. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(4), 509-535.

Lantz, M.S. & Chaves, J.F. (1998). Implementing a new predoctoral curriculum with a PBL component at Indiana University School of Dentistry. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 675-679.

MacKinnon, M.M. (1999). CORE elements of student motivation in problem-based learning. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 78 (Summer), 49-59.

Matlin, K.S., Libert, E., McArdle, P.J., & Howell, H. (1998). Implementing the problem- based curriculum at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 693-708.

Maudsley, G. (1999). Do we all mean the same thing by "problem-based learning"? A review of the concepts and a formulation of the ground rules. Academic Medicine, 74(2), 178- 185.

Miller, A.P., Schwartz, P.L., & Loten, E.G. (2000). ‘Systems integration’: A middle way between problem-based learning and traditional courses. Medical Teacher, 22(1), 51-58.

Milligan, F. (1999). Beyond the rhetoric of problem-based learning: Emancipatory limits and links with andragogy. Nurse Education Today, 19, 548-555.

Mpofu, D.J.S., Das, M., Stewart, T., Dunn, E., & Schmidt, H. (1998). Perceptions of group dynamics in problem-based learning sessions: A time to reflect on group issues. Medical Teacher, 20(5), 421-427.

Neville, A.J. (1999). The problem-based learning tutor: Teacher? Facilitator? Evaluator? Medical Teacher, 21(4), 393-401.

O’Neill, P.N. (1998). Assessment of students in a problem-based learning curriculum. Journal of Dental Education, 62(9), 640-643.

Savin-Baden, M. (1998). Understanding problem-based learning contexts from staff and students’ perspectives. Paper presented at Higher Education Close Up Conference, 6-8 July 1998. Retrieved October 11, 2000, from the World Wide Web:

Sinnott, J. & Johnson, L. (1996). Reinventing the university: A radical proposal for a problem- focused university. NJ: Ablex Publishing Corporation.

van den Hurk, M.M., Dolmans, D.H.J.M., Wolfhagen, I.H.A.P., & van der Vleuten, C.P.M. (1998). Essential characteristics of student-generated learning issues in a problem- based curriculum. Medical Teacher, 20(4), 307-309.

Verhoeven, B.H., Verwijnen, G.M., Scherpbier, A.J.J.A., Holdrinet, R.S.G., et al. (1998). An analysis of progress test results of PBL and non-PBL students. Medical Teacher, 20(4), 310-316.

Virtanen, P.J., Kosunen, E.A-L., Holmberg-Marttila, D.M.H., & Virjo, I.O. (1999). What happens in PBL tutorial sessions? An analysis of medical students’ written accounts. Medical Teacher, 21(3), 270-276.

Wood, E.J. (1994). The problems of problem-based learning. Biochemical Education, 22(2), 78- 82.


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