Chapter 1. Starting out: a Guide to using this Book and its Development

  1. Teena J. Clouston MBA, PgDip, SSRM, DipCOT, DipCouns, DipAT, Certhyp, FHEA Senior Lecturer Programme Lead1,
  2. Lyn Westcott MSc, BSc, DipCOT, FHEA Senior Lecturer Professional Lead2,
  3. Steven W. Whitcombe MSc, BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) OT, PGCE (PCET), FHEA Lecturer1,
  4. Dr Jill Riley PhD, MSc, DipCOT Lecturer1 and
  5. Ruth Matheson MSc, DipCOT, CMS, FHEA Senior Lecturer3
  1. Lyn Westcott MSc, BSc, DipCOT, FHEA Senior Lecturer Professional Lead

Published Online: 24 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320541.ch1

Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care

Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care

How to Cite

Westcott, L. (2010) Starting out: a Guide to using this Book and its Development, in Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care (eds T. J. Clouston, L. Westcott, S. W. Whitcombe, J. Riley and R. Matheson), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320541.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, UK

  2. 2

    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, UK

  3. 3

    University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), UK

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180566

Online ISBN: 9781444320541

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Keywords:

  • guide to using this book and its development;
  • problem-based learning in health and social care;
  • reflecting on real-world practicalities of working - in higher education settings, revisiting and developing theory;
  • ‘General Principles of Using PBL’ - examining key areas of common concern to all people engaged in using this way of teaching and learning;
  • health and social care students using PBL - other students whose curricula include this type of learning experience;
  • becoming lifelong learners in health and social care;
  • divergence of opinion on aspects of PBL and enquiry-based learning;
  • becoming a self-directed learner

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References