Puzzle Based Learning in Undergraduate Studies
Keywords:Puzzle, undergraduate, medical education, memory recall, puzzle-based learning
All undergraduate Radiography students require training in image interpretation and evaluation of x-ray images in their second year of studies as part of work integrated learning.
The method of teaching pedagogy influences the student's learning process and recall ability during examinations. if the teaching process moves to a student-centred approach, students become responsible for their own learning allowing active engagement and construction of their knowledge systems.
The aim of the study is to implement and evaluate the use of puzzle-based learning in the teaching and learning process of undergraduate studies
To determine the efficacy of crossword and jigsaw puzzles as a novel teaching tool for medical imaging education
To increase student's interest and involvement with image interpretation topics
To improve and assess recognition and recall of medical terminology
To improve the understanding of innovative learning
The study is a cross sectional qualitative research design.
Approval will be obtained from the Research and Ethics Committee of health Sciences.
Online consent will be obtained from students involved, by means of Google Form submission, followed by an information session on Blackboard collaborate on the topic "Image evaluation and interpretation of radiographic imaging".
The research will prove the important collaboration of active teaching methodologies with simple, easy to use didactic material to improve student's understanding of basic concepts in their core module subject
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