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Table 2 Video clips of major obstacles encountered in PBL tutorials

From: Interactive film scenes for tutor training in problem-based learning (PBL): dealing with difficult situations

Clip Step Content/problem
1 Prior to the tutorial How to get the group started
2 Step 1, Present the case Early activation of group members
3 Step 2, Define the problem(s) Problem-definition: Phrasing the problem(s)
4 Step 3, Brainstorming (1) A pause in brainstorming
5 Step 3, Brainstorming (2) Early discussion arises within the brainstorming
6 Step 4, Generate hypothesis (1) Splitting into small groups, a reflective tutor
7 Step 4, Generate hypothesis (2) Splitting into small groups, an active tutor
8 Step 4, Generate hypothesis (3) Competing threads of discussion
9 Step 4, Generate hypothesis (4) Encouraging visualization
10 Step 4, Generate hypothesis (5) Students directly addressing the tutor
11 Step 4, Generate hypothesis (6) Quiet students, passive group
12 Step 5, Learning goals and Step 7, Synthesis (1) Lack of commitment: objectives are not prepared
13 Step 7, Synthesis (2) Diversion from the main topic, passive tutor
14 Step 7, Synthesis (3) Diversion from the main topic, active tutor
15 Step 7, Synthesis (4) Dominant tutor, constantly at the centre of attention
16 Step 7, Synthesis (5) Disparaging comments within the group
17 Step 7, Synthesis (6) Dominant student within the group
18 Concluding the tutorial Successfully closing a tutorial
  1. Video clips addressing major obstacles encountered in PBL tutorials. The seven steps of PBL and the content of the respective video clips are listed.