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Facilitating Problem/Case-based Learning (P/CBL): an Introduction

Problem or Case-based learning (P/CBL) is a pedagogical approach used in many disciplines to promote active student engagement and enhance learning. It is student-centred and inquiry-based. Application and integration of knowledge are key to work-place success and the role of the facilitator is crucial in helping students make the most of the learning opportunity and achieve the desired curriculum outcomes.

This interactive workshop will explore the use of P/CBL and the role of the facilitator. We will then explore the skills and attributes of good facilitators and consider how these can be developed in participants’ own contexts.

Date: Wednesday 13th February 2019

Time: 14:00-16:30

Venue: OC0.05

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Dr. Catherine Bennett

Catherine Bennett is Academic Lead for Faculty Development for Warwick Medical School’s medical degree (MBChB) and she also directs the Masters in Medical Education programme at WMS. She has degrees in dentistry (BChD), computing (MSc) and education (PhD) and has extensive experience in education in both academia and the NHS.

CBL is integrated into all four years of medical student training at WMS and Catherine leads the training for CBL facilitators for the programme. She is a Senior Fellow of the HEA and an Alumni Foundation Fellow of the Warwick International Higher Education Academy (WIHEA).