Empathy and Problem-based Learning

Lewis, Jayne ORCID: 0000-0003-0275-0510 (2018) Empathy and Problem-based Learning. In: Threshold Concepts in Problem-based Learning. Brill Sense, Leiden, Netherlands, pp. 125-139. ISBN 978-90-04-37510-9

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Abstract

This chapter explores the notion of empathy as a threshold concept for students entering the helping professions, and as a necessary skill and quality for students in other disciplines such as business. Presenting evidence from an action research study within the social care profession, the chapter contributes to the discussion of what might constitute 'deliberative pedagogy', and empathy within such a pedagogy, in PBL.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: empathy;threshold concepts; helping professions;social work;social care;nursing;youthwork;empathic culture;mixed methods
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology. > HV40-69 Social Work
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care > Social Work & Social Care
Research Priority Areas: Learning and Professional Contexts
Depositing User: Jayne Lewis
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2018 12:31
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2018 05:08
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/5844

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