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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2010, 9(4): 302-310 Back to browse issues page
The Study of Students' Satisfaction with Thesis Supervision in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Gholamali Dehghani
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Introduction: Ensuring research experience achievement by students is one of the most important goals of thesis conduction process and evaluating students' satisfaction with thesis supervision manner is one of the most imperative challenges of this process. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the degree of students' satisfaction with thesis supervision in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Methods: In a descriptive cross-sectional study, 100 medical, dental, and pharmaceutical students that had defended their thesis and were spending graduation time (in year 2006) were selected as study population through stratified random sampling. Data was gathered using Postgraduate Research Experience Question-naire (PREQ) which its content validity was authenticated by experts and its internal consistency reliability was verified through a preliminary study. Data was analyzed by SPSS software using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The satisfaction degrees for different schools were as follows: schools of medicine (3.8 ± 1.01), school of pharmacy (3.37 ± 0.85), and school of dentistry (3.6 ± 0.85) and there was a significant difference among the three schools regarding satisfaction degree with thesis supervision. Examinees' least satisfaction was with receiving useful instruction on research literature. A significant difference was observed between students' satisfaction with thesis supervision manner and variables of age and thesis score. Conclusion: Considering the attained results, it is necessary to notice thesis supervision as a scientific sub-ject requiring education. It is recommended to apply specific programming for instructional method used for research literature and research subject.
Keywords: Satisfaction, Student, Thesis supervision
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: other
Received: 2010/04/4 | Accepted: 2011/08/7
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Dehghani G. The Study of Students' Satisfaction with Thesis Supervision in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2010; 9 (4) :302-310
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