Table 1

 Student response to CBL versus lecture format (n = 37)7

% Strongly disagree←→% Strongly agree
Questions12345Class mean
1. The cases presented were interesting and involved several disciplines008.137.9544.46
2. The cases presented were relevant to final year dental students02.75.42764.84.46
3. The course was well organised2.72.732.435.1273.87
4. The cases facilitated active discussion at the seminars02.7274624.33.92
5. Case based learning is a worthwhile progression from problem based learning2.72.75.41970.24.51
6. Case based learning helped to improve my diagnostic skills and lateral thinking0016.343.240.54.24
7. Case based learning improved my ability at treatment plan05.41943.232.44.02
8. This teaching method is a useful preparation in clinical problem solving0010.84643.24.32
9. The discussion sessions facilitated interaction between staff and students2.7032.440.524.33.83
10. I enjoyed case based learning0021.64632.44.10
Composite mean4.16