Students' Viewpoints On The Educational Methods Used In Shaheed Sadoughi University Of Medical Sciences

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M.H Baghiani Moghadam 1 , * , M.H Ehnampoush 2 , S.H Yazdani 3 , SH Fazelpour 4 , H Karimi 5

1 Assisstant professor, Health services group, Yazd Shaheed Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences.

2 Assistant professor of environmental hygiene, Yazd Shaheed Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences.

3 Director of the educational Development centre,Shaheed Beheshti University of medical Sciences.

4 Expert in general hygiene, Yazd Shaheed Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences.

5 Faculty member, Yazd Shaheed Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences.

How to Cite: Baghiani Moghadam M, Ehnampoush M, Yazdani S, Fazelpour S, Karimi H. Students' Viewpoints On The Educational Methods Used In Shaheed Sadoughi University Of Medical Sciences, J Med Edu. 2004 ; 5(1):e105086. doi: 10.22037/jme.v5i1.807.

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Journal of Medical Education: 5 (1); e105086
Published Online: March 09, 2009
Article Type: Research Article
Received: March 04, 2009
Accepted: March 09, 2009
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Abstract

Background: An education of desirable quality is the one which ends in an effective learning. Students interest on the educational method used may enhance their learning.Purpose: To determine Students' viewpoints on the educational methods offered in medical universitiesMethods: This cross sectional study investigates the student's viewpoints on the educational methods used in the medical university teaching. The cases were selected by randomized sampling and a questionnaire was completed by the subjects.Results: Of all subjects, 63% who were 24 years or older considered group discussion as the best educational method. 53.1% of the students valued group discussion as a prior educational method and 51% of the studentsdeemed it an effective method while 13.4% preferred lectures and 75.3% marked "the professors skill and enthusiasm for teaching" a effective factor in the education process.Conclusion: More interactive methods such lecture with question and answerers is rather a simple change but may improve the students’ satisfaction.

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