A comparison of problem-based and traditional education on nursing students' critical thinking dispositions

Ozturk C., Muslu G. K., Dicle A.

NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, vol.28, no.5, pp.627-632, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nedt.2007.10.001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.627-632
  • Keywords: critical thinking, problem-based learning, baccalaureate nursing, CHINESE, SKILLS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Determining the critical thinking (CT) levels of students in undergraduate nursing schools is important in terms of establishing the methods of education that should be used. Although there is some evidence that active learning approaches like problem-based learning are effective in developing CT, the findings are inconclusive.