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rme 2015, 7(1): 73-78 Back to browse issues page
Teaching Approaches Based on Constructivism an Appropriate Teaching Approach in Medical Sciences
M Abedini *, S Mansouri, M Asadnia, M Mirzaghaie
Educational Sciences Dept, Psychology & Educational Sciences Faculty, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran , abedini.gilan@gmail.com
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  Introduction: The way of transforming medical knowledge and findings has great importance in medical sciences. Today, because of changing behavioral and cognitive sciences traditional Classroom-based teaching methods couldn't be so useful thus, medical education needs new teaching methods. One new approach that meet the current needs of medical education is constructivism. The authors of this paper studied medical education based on constructivism and elements of this approach have been explored. This is a review article in the field of studying teaching approaches of medical sciences.  Reviewing of existing documents show that problem-based learning, cognitive approach and reflective writing that often use in clinical education to obtain insight in clinical thinking, are constructivism approaches in medical education.

Keywords: Medical Education, Teaching Method, Constructivism
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Abedini M, Mansouri S, Asadnia M, Mirzaghaie M. Teaching Approaches Based on Constructivism an Appropriate Teaching Approach in Medical Sciences. rme. 2015; 7 (1) :73-78
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Volume 7, Issue 1 (4-2015) Back to browse issues page
پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education