American Journal of Educational Research
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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(5), 356-359
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-5-3
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The Application of Case-Based English Literature Learning as a New Approach in Medical Teaching

Xiaomei Yao1, and Ciri Chandana Raguthu1

1Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medicine, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China

Pub. Date: May 15, 2019

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Xiaomei Yao and Ciri Chandana Raguthu. The Application of Case-Based English Literature Learning as a New Approach in Medical Teaching. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(5):356-359. doi: 10.12691/education-7-5-3


The present study demonstrates that the application of case-based English literature learning in combination with lecture-based learning is beneficial in learning basic and clinical knowledge. In addition, spending time with students interactively and summarizing the English literature in continuous elective courses is helpful.

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