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The Impact of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Lecturing

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Tasmania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00747188
First received: September 3, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2008
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The present study aimed to compare the effect of education through problem-based learning (PBL) or lectures on behavior, attitude and learning of nursing students.


Condition Intervention
Learning
Behavioral: PBL

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: The Impact of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Lecturing on the Behavior and Attitudes of Iranian Nursing Students: a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT)

Further study details as provided by University of Tasmania:

Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: January 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 2 Behavioral: PBL
No Intervention: A, 2, III

Detailed Description:

A total of 40 second-year nursing students participated: 20 students in the PBL group and 20 students in the traditional lecture (control) group. The students underwent a one-semester course using the two methods of education

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 23 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students must not have been exposed to PBL

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Biased and specific students
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

No publications provided by University of Tasmania

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr Heydarnejad, Assistant Professor
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00747188     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SAEED1
Study First Received: September 3, 2008
Last Updated: September 3, 2008
Health Authority: Iran: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by University of Tasmania:
Problem-based learning (PBL)
lecture
nursing
education
none of students had any prior exposure to PBL

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