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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2005, 5(2): 101-110 Back to browse issues page
Students’ Opinion on Factors Affecting Faculty Evaluation in Jondishapoor Medical University
Abdolhossein Shakurnia , Mohammad esmaeel Motlagh, Ali reza Malayeri, Abdolalreza Jouhanmardi, Hossein Komaili Sani
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Introduction: Gathering students’ viewpoints about teacher evaluation, its effective factors and its process, can identify the strength and weaknesses of teacher evaluation and provide the possibility to improve its quality. The aim of this study was to determine the viewpoints of students about the factors affecting evaluation of teaching in Jondishapour Medical University. Method: In a descriptive study 423 students were studied using a valid and reliable questionnaire including 64 closed questions. The questionnaires were distributed and gathered at the schools of Medical University. The data was analyzed by SPSS software using frequency distribution, mean, chi2 and Pearson correlation coeficient. Results: Sixty five point eight percent of students believed that students were a valid and reliable source for teacher evaluation and they were truthful in their opinions. The verbal skills and teaching methods of the faculty member were introduced as the most important factors of effective teaching with the mean of 4.05. With a little difference, scientific ability, ethical issue, and behavior with students were in next priorities. No significant difference was observed between male and female students and between high mean score and low mean score students in regard to effective factors in teaching evaluation. Conclusion: The three professional, scientific and personal characteristics of faculty members were considered important with some small differences. A study on different researches on teacher evaluation is recommended to use the results for designing a more appropriate questionnaire and evaluation process. This can make a considerable help regarding the improvement of teacher evaluation system.
Keywords: Teacher evaluation, Students, Effective factors, Opinion.
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Received: 2006/09/6
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Shakurnia A, Motlagh M E, Malayeri A R, Jouhanmardi A, Komaili Sani H. Students’ Opinion on Factors Affecting Faculty Evaluation in Jondishapoor Medical University. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2005; 5 (2) :101-110
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