Table 2A. Results of a thematic analysis - Outcome of PBL
Code Subtheme Theme
Approaching learning resources Knowledge acquisition Effective learning
Acquiring knowledge
Learning by listening
Self-directed learning Self-learning
Learning based on self-assessment
Learning through feedback
Discussion skills Skill building
 Questioning and summarizing skills
Brainstorming leading focus learning Critical thinking Cognitive thinking
Acquiring thinking for differentials of the diseases
Improvement of clinical report writing Clinical reasoning
Steps for clinical reasoning
Evidence-based discussion
Increase in communication opportunity Acquiring communication skills Social skills
Making communication better
Taking responsibility Improving social skills
Expanding networking
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