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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2002, 2 - : 37-37 Back to browse issues page
Study of Student Evaluation by Basic Sciences` Instructors in Zahedan University of Medical Sciences in 2001
Gholam Reza Komeili , Ghorban Ali Rezaei
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Introduction. Evaluation is one of the characteristic issues of education process and help us to assess deficiency and powerty of education programs and solve the problems of education. Methods. In this study a proper questionnaire was distributed and answered by instructors. Then information was analyzed by SPSS software. Results. In this study 72.5% of instructors used formative evaluation and 27.5% of them usde summative evaluation. Most important examination for student evaluation was multiple-choice question and essay examination. Final examination was the important aspect of student evaluation. Most of the instructors (90.2%) used lesson plan for teaching. The period of teaching in most of the instructors was 6 to 10 years and only 30% of instructors were Ph.D. Most of the instructors (82%) taught in more than one level of education (BS.c., M.D) and 51% of the instructors used midterm examination for student evaluation. There was a significant relationship between the level of education and method of evaluation (P<0.05). Conclusion. Results of this study demonstrate that most of the instructors use formative evaluation, but final examination is the most important aspect of evaluation. Most of the instructors are young in their period of teaching and age.
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Type of Study: Original research article |
Received: 2007/05/27 | Published: 2002/06/15

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