• Vol. 30 No. 4, 338–339
  • 15 July 2001

Problem-based Learning: Issues and Challenges


Health science curricula have been undergoing changes worldwide and the medical and dental faculties at the National University of Singapore have also just reorganised their curricula to make them relevant to current and the future practice of medicine and dentistry. Traditional curricula tend to have too much time devoted to didactic teaching methods leading to passive learning and too many traditional examinations.

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