Journal article

THE VALUE OF STUDENT-MADE MODELS AS LEARNING-AIDS IN PHYSIOLOGY

SA ABUSITTA, MA SHALABY, J HAJEK

MEDICAL EDUCATION | BLACKWELL SCIENCE LTD | Published : 1984

Abstract

In a new educational scheme introduced in Malta in 1978, university students spend half of the academic year studying and the other half as workers in various departments. During their work phase, students designed and made working models as teaching aids for the study of physiology. The value of these models was assessed on another group of students before they started their physiology course. These students completed a multiple choice questionnaire on three occasions: before and after having seen the models and after they had had them explained. In addition, they completed a questionnaire designed to elicit their views concerning these models. It was found that the models effectively impro..

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