How molecular cell biology is taught at the University Medical School of Pecs, Hungary

J. Szeberényi, G. Boglári, L. Komáromy, N. Nusser, M. Pap, Á Sebök, Gy Sétáló, A. Tigyi

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Abstract

Molecular cell biology is taught as a two-semester subject during the 12-semester curriculum of the University Medical School of Pecs. It covers basic methods, facts, processes, theories and clinical aspects of molecular and cellular biology. During the course great emphasis is given to the experimental basis a the subject. Medical students are encouraged and even required to develop problem-solving skills; to approach and explore scientific problems in the field. Novel educational and examination forms and techniques have been introduced to help to improve and assess the problem-solving capabilities of students. This paper describes the teaching objectives, forms and tools for education and assessment of knowledge of medical students used during the course in molecular cell biology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-218
Number of pages6
JournalMedical Teacher
Volume18
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1996

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Szeberényi, J., Boglári, G., Komáromy, L., Nusser, N., Pap, M., Sebök, Á., Sétáló, G., & Tigyi, A. (1996). How molecular cell biology is taught at the University Medical School of Pecs, Hungary. Medical Teacher, 18(3), 213-218.