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Table 3 The PBL protocol

From: Facilitating learning of community-based rehabilitation through problem-based learning in higher education

WeekKnowledge acquisitionThe evolving phasesStages of PBLOutcome of the learning process for assessment of learningEmbedded PBL elements
1, 5, 9Conceptual learningCheckpoint 1/2/3 – Knowing the scenarioKnowing the problem Seeing the problems in context
2, 6, 10Active, practical and experiential learningCheckpoint 1/2/3 – problem analysis and generate hypothesisIdentifying facts Small group learning
Tutoring
Identifying knowledge deficienciesProblem-solving
Active learning
Seeing the problems in context
Using technology
3, 7, 11Active, practical and experiential learningCheckpoint 1/2/3 – self-directed learningDevelop resources Small group learning
Gain insightsTutoring
Apply new knowledgeActive learning
Seeing the problems in context
Problem-solving
Using technology
4, 8, 12Active, practical and experiential learningCheckpoint 1/2/3 - reportingReflecting on knowledge gainedPresentation 1/2/3Small group learning
Tutoring
Problem-solving
Reflection
Using technology
Active learning
13Active, practical and experiential learningConclusion and consolidationReflecting on knowledge gainedE-portfolio and debateProblem-solving
Reflection
Using technology