Reform of undergraduate medical teaching in the United Kingdom: Summary of responsesBMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7469.800 (Published 30 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:800
- Birte Twisselmann, technical editor
EDITOR—No clear consensus emerges on whether problem based learning is a good thing in the many responses to Williams and Lau's education and debate article.1
Among those in favour, US based associate professor Will Beachey finds that students who have learnt with this technique are not disadvantaged and argues that many people might be jealous that these students experience less intimidating education tactics than they did themselves.
Traditional courses do not need to be protected so carefully and any nostalgia …