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A Survey of teachers` view points of Jahrom Medical School Towards Teachers Evaluation By Student
Sedighe Najafipour , Mitra Amini
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Introduction. Evaluation is the most effective method to improve educational quality. From the ancient times, assessment of the quality of pedagogical - scientific activity of scientific committee members is considered as the essential method of evaluation in educational settings. For teachers' assessment, different methods are used such as group director's opinion, dean's judgment. co works assessment, self - evaluation and students opinion. The last one is more common method for evaluation. This research is done with a goal to gather important information for system of instructor's evaluation through using instructor's opinion. In this way an effective step is put forward to improve the trend of instructors assessment . Methods. To become familiar with college instructors opinion concerning instructors assessment, a valid and reliable 22 item questionnaire, including 16 closed questions and 6 open questions, was provided. To increase the level of accuracy, this questionnaire was given to all scientific committee members of the college, including basic sciences, clinical and nursing group. The data were analyzed by means of SPSS program . Results. The result showed that 64% of instructors completely agreed on students' evaluation. 36% moderately agreed on students' assessment. 56% of instructors believed that the best time for distribution of the questionnaire was the last two weeks of the semester and 48% of them mentioned that being aware of the results of the assessment had an important effect on the educational quality. 52% moderately agreed that the result of evaluation expressed the quality of their teaching. Also no significant relationship between gender, years of experience, course of study of the teachers and their opinion was seen (p>0.05). Conclusion. More than fifty percent of teachers agree with evaluation by student but some of the teachers believe that students assessment of their own teachers is mostly based on the behavior and personality of instructors rather than their teaching method. Some other instructors believe that students mostly pay more attention to class management and way of speaking of their own teachers rather than the instructors' quality of teaching and their level of skills. It is necessary to mention that the results of this research will be presented in detail in the congress .
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Received: 2007/05/27
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Najafipour S, Amini M. A Survey of teachers` view points of Jahrom Medical School Towards Teachers Evaluation By Student . Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2002; 2 :41-42
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