Team-Based Learning in Medical Curriculum

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Sutida Sumrithe


The learning process in medical curriculum needs continuous improvement to accomplish the goal of producing graduates adapt ability to the complexity of changing health system. Physicians are required to have competencies in medical knowledge, communication skill, and multidisciplinary teamwork skill. Nowadays, team-based learning (TBL) is widely used in medical schools because it has positive effects on developing critical thinking and working as a team member. The learning process is designed to be student-centered approach, where team of learners are assigned to study the lesson before class. This allows teachers to spend more time in the classroom activities to promote higher level of thinking than lecturing. In order to make TBL effectively, medical schools should have administrative planning, faculty development and learning resources development which are critical factors for success of Team-Based Learning.




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Sumrithe, S. (2018). Team-Based Learning in Medical Curriculum. Ramathibodi Medical Journal, 41(2), 135-142.
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