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Table 1 Results of the third exam stratified according to question type and course

From: Long-term follow up of factual knowledge after a single, randomised problem-based learning course

Question type Multiple choice Short Essay
Course which had covered the topic Basic Pharmacology Clinical Pharmacology Basic Pharmacology Clinical Pharmacology
PBL group (n = 17) 6.06 ± 1.95 6.18 ± 1.38 3.15 ± 1.96 4.74 ± 2.28
LBL group (n = 15) 6.07 ± 1.91 5.73 ± 1.33 3.13 ± 2.36 4.10 ± 2.08
  1. Correct answers (mean ± SD) obtained in the third exam, according to question type and curricular representation, i.e., previous course which had covered the topic of the respective question. No significant differences were found between the two groups of students.