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Problem Based Learning: teachers comprehension of a Medicine School

Grant number: 15/25784-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2016
Effective date (End): May 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education - Educational Teaching and Learning
Principal Investigator:Sílvia Franco da Rocha Tonhom
Grantee:Matheus Eduardo Rodrigues
Host Institution: Faculdade de Medicina de Marília (FAMEMA). Secretaria de Desenvolvimento Econômico (São Paulo - Estado). Marília , SP, Brazil


The Marília Medical School (Famema) has gone through several changes culminating in the construction of an integrated and oriented dialogic competence curriculum in accordance with the national curriculum guidelines. It was created a curriculum organization leading to a consistent training to the public health sector and the national education scene. The Systematized Education Unit (UES) is a part of the medical course curriculum and has the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) as current teaching methodology. Faced with this scenario of changes, the aim of this project is analyze the teaching-learning process by PBL in UES in the perspective of Famema's teachers. This project is part of a other project - Evaluation of the teaching and learning process in nursing and medicine courses of Famema- part of the Education Research Group on Health, this aims to contribute to the implementation of an integrated curriculum and oriented by dialogic competence and active methods of teaching and learning in health care. It will use the qualitative method of approach and applying a semi-structured interview with 16 teachers from 1st to 4th grade who develop UES. Data analysis will be done by content analysis in the thematic mode.

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KÁTIA TEREZINHA ALVES REZENDE; MARIA CRISTINA GUIMARÃES DA COSTA; MATHEUS EDUARDO RODRIGUES; SILVIA FRANCO DA ROCHA TONHOM. Aprendizagem Baseada em Problemas em um Curso de Medicina: Desafios na sua Implementação. Rev. bras. educ. med., v. 44, n. 4, . (15/25784-0)

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