Journal article

Design and Delivery of the Clinical Integrative Puzzle as a Collaborative Learning Tool

Elise Boller, Natalie Courtman, Neville Chiavaroli, Catherine Beck

Journal of Veterinary Medical Education | UNIV TORONTO PRESS INC | Published : 2021


Well-designed collaborative learning tools can provide an opportunity for engaging student experiences that foster deep learning and act as a scaffold for enculturation to the profession through refinement of professional collaborative skills. The clinical integrative puzzle is a paper-and-pencil or computer-based teaching and learning activity that combines disciplinary knowledge with clinical reasoning and problem solving. Effective design and implementation of clinical integrative puzzles requires a multidisciplinary approach to design, a positive classroom climate, and a set of illness scripts (e.g., clinical cases or scenarios) that are similar yet have key differentiating features that..

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