Medical Teachers' Attitudes Towards Educational Workshops

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Masoud MousaviNasab 1 , * , Shahla Ghazanfari 2 , Alireza Tavakoli-Kazeroni 3 , Reza ArsalanZadeh 3

1 Director of the Educational Development Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.

2 Supervisor of the Educational Affaif"St Educational Developmental Center Shiraz University of Medical Sdences.

3 .

How to Cite: MousaviNasab M, Ghazanfari S, Tavakoli-Kazeroni A, ArsalanZadeh R. Medical Teachers' Attitudes Towards Educational Workshops, J Med Edu. 2002 ; 1(3):e104954. doi: 10.22037/jme.v1i3.940.

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Journal of Medical Education: 1 (3); e104954
Published Online: April 12, 2009
Article Type: Research Article
Received: April 12, 2009
Accepted: April 12, 2009
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Abstract

Background: Training teachers through educational programs are necessmy  for fulfilling health science teaching competencies. Short-term workshop has variously reported as an influential training program.Purpose: The purpose was to determine the effects of educational workshops on teaching pe1jormance of medical teachers.Methods:  A  29-item  questionnaire  containing  demographic  information,  and  attitude,  changes  of  interest, educational pe!formance and ability, and also participants' comments and suggestions were administered after the three educational workshops.Results: Results highlight effects 011 changing the behavior mostly in increasing the teaching performance. They also indicate more improvement of younger faculty who had recently started their educational activities.Conclusion: Further evaluations are needed to determine all the aspects of teaching performance for having most effectual educational workshops.

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