Journal article

An assessment of resource availability for problem based learning in a Ghanaian University setting

Gabriel Asare Okyere, Richard Tawiah, Richard Bruce Lamptey, William Oduro, Michael Thompson

QUALITY ASSURANCE IN EDUCATION | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess the differences pertaining to the resources presently accessible for problem-based learning (PBL) among six colleges of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana. Design/methodology/approach Data for the study are the cross-sectional type drawn from 1,020 students. Poisson and zero-inflated Poisson (ZIP) models were implemented on the data to ascertain the variations regarding the extent of resources available for PBL across the colleges of the university. Findings The study outlines the specific resources accessible for PBL across college levels of KNUST. On aggregate, 25.7 per cent reported that their respective c..

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