Chapter 5. Becoming a Problem-Based Learning Facilitator

  1. Teena J. Clouston MBA, PgDip, SSRM, DipCOT, DipCouns, DipAT, Certhyp, FHEA Senior Lecturer Programme Lead2,
  2. Lyn Westcott MSc, BSc, DipCOT, FHEA Senior Lecturer Professional Lead3,
  3. Steven W. Whitcombe MSc, BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) OT, PGCE (PCET), FHEA Lecturer2,
  4. Dr Jill Riley PhD, MSc, DipCOT Lecturer2 and
  5. Ruth Matheson MSc, DipCOT, CMS, FHEA Senior Lecturer4
  1. Gwilym Wyn Roberts MA, PGDip (Psych), DipCOT Director

Published Online: 24 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320541.ch5

Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care

Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care

How to Cite

Roberts, G. W. (2010) Becoming a Problem-Based Learning Facilitator, 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.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, UK

  2. 3

    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, UK

  3. 4

    University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), UK

Author Information

  1. Occupational Therapy, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, 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:

  • becoming a problem-based learning facilitator;
  • problem-based learning (PBL) facilitation and skills expected of tutor/facilitator;
  • PBL facilitation and becoming a PBL facilitator;
  • PBL, involving tutor - in collaborative learning relationship with students;
  • developing good facilitatory style - requiring support and preparation;
  • facilitating group processes;
  • managing conflict;
  • students receiving and embracing constructive feedback - summing up within a group process

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is PBL facilitation?

  • Facilitator's role

  • The facilitation process

  • How to give feedback

  • Evaluating the facilitator role

  • Final thoughts

  • References