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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00747188
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 4, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Tasmania

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Learning Behavioral: PBL Not Applicable

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

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
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)
Study Start Date : February 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2008

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 2 Behavioral: PBL
No Intervention: A, 2, III




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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 23 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students must not have been exposed to PBL

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Biased and specific students

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
First Posted: September 4, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

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