Problem-Based Learning in Fluency and Stuttering Problem Based Learning is a student oriented educational approach designed to help students develop critical thinking. Its use in a graduate course on fluency and stuttering is discussed. Examples of problem scenarios used in the class are provided. From the beginning to the end of the semester, students’ perceived competency ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2008
Problem-Based Learning in Fluency and Stuttering
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  • Barbara J. Amster
    La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Fluency Disorders / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Articles
Article   |   March 01, 2008
Problem-Based Learning in Fluency and Stuttering
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, March 2008, Vol. 18, 43-46. doi:10.1044/ffd18.1.43
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, March 2008, Vol. 18, 43-46. doi:10.1044/ffd18.1.43
Abstract

Problem Based Learning is a student oriented educational approach designed to help students develop critical thinking. Its use in a graduate course on fluency and stuttering is discussed. Examples of problem scenarios used in the class are provided. From the beginning to the end of the semester, students’ perceived competency of their knowledge and skill in fluency and stuttering significantly increased. It is speculated that the use of Problem Based Learning helped in this regard.

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