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The role of the tutor

Jos Moust

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199583447
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191594519 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0006
The role of the tutor

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This chapter discusses the responsibilities of a tutor in the problem-based learning (PBL) programmes of the Maastricht Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) as well as the main tasks tutors must perform to fulfil these responsibilities. It covers the preparation of teachers for the role of tutor and aids available to tutors. The outcomes of research on the tutor role are also reviewed.

Keywords: PBL; Maastricht University; medical education; problem-based learning; tutors

Chapter.  4334 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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