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Use of Team-Based Learning in a Nursing Leadership Course

An Action Research Study

Göktepe, Nilgün, PhD, RN; Türkmen, Emine, PhD, RN; Zeybekoğlu, Zuhal, PhD; Yalçin, Begüm, PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000500
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Team-based learning (TBL) is a learner-centered method widely used in health sciences education. The aim of this action research study was to determine the contribution of TBL to the learning experience of students participating in a nursing leadership course. The study was conducted in 2 cycles over 2 semesters, and TBL was embedded in regular class hours. Results suggest that TBL made positive contributions to student learning.

Author Affiliations: Assistant Professor (Drs Göktepe and Türkmen) and Instructor (Dr Yalçin), School of Nursing, and Manager (Dr Zeybekoğlu), Koç University Office of Learning and Teaching Center (KOLT) Istanbul, Turkey.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Göktepe, Koç University School of Nursing, Koç University Health Sciences Campus, Davutpaşa Caddesi No: 4 34010, Topkapi Istanbul, Turkey (

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Accepted for publication: November 14, 2017

Published ahead of print: January 24, 2018

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