Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017, Page: 44-49
The Application and Assessment of Problem-Based Learning Methods in Biochemistry Classes
Yin Zhou, College of Life Science and Biotechnology, Wuhan Institute of Bioengineering, Wuhan, China
Yi Li, College of Life Science and Biotechnology, Wuhan Institute of Bioengineering, Wuhan, China
Received: Jan. 16, 2017;       Accepted: Jan. 25, 2017;       Published: Feb. 22, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20170202.13      View  3564      Downloads  147
Abstract
Problem-based learning (PBL) approach which has been widely applied in pedagogy for decades to brings challenges, interest, motivation and enjoyment into the class environment. In this study, PBL was undertaken for the first time in Biochemistry classes in our institute. According to the teaching effectiveness of classes and the statistic results in questionnaire, it is showed that almost all of the PBL students could accept this teaching method and students in the advanced class felt easier to adjust to this method than those in common class. However, some minor problems should be solved in the further popularization.
Keywords
Problem-Based Learning (PBL), Biochemistry, Instructor and Trainees, Educational Reform, Pedagogy
To cite this article
Yin Zhou, Yi Li, The Application and Assessment of Problem-Based Learning Methods in Biochemistry Classes, Higher Education Research. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 44-49. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20170202.13
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