Factors That Influence Performance in a Problem-based Learning Tutorial

  • Noura Alajmi

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


This thesis has two aims. First, it examines the influence of four demographic characteristics (gender, age, educational level, home language) of the students in the MBBS medical program at Bond University, Queensland, on their perceptions of Problem-based learning (PBL), verbal interaction in PBL and academic achievement. Secondly, the results of the Bond University study was utilised to assess the feasibility of using a hybrid PBL approach that combine PBL and didactic teaching to a multicultural Middle Eastern Dental Hygiene program in Kuwait.
Date of Award11 Oct 2014
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorRichard Hays (Supervisor) & Michelle McLean (Supervisor)

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