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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2002, 2 - : 53-53 Back to browse issues page
The effects of educational workshops holds by EDC of Tehran University of Medical Sciences on the participant faculty
Srayya Soheili , AliAkbar Zeinaloo, MohammadAli Sedighigilani, Zohreh Khakbazan
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., life long learning is increasingly acknowledged to be a characteristic of professionalism. New information is being generated with increasing rapidity and educators must be able to cope with it. To study the effects of educational workshops hold by EDC of TUMS on the participant faculty. Methods. The subjects of this cross-sectional descriptive study were 375 faculty members of TUMS and the tool for data gathering was validated questionnaire. Results. About 73.2% of TUMS faculty members participated in the Teaching, Learning, Process Workshop, 55% Lesson Planning, 59.8% participated in Student Evaluation and Test Construction, 28.1% participated in Designing the Educational workshop .The faculty mentioned that they benefited more from the Teaching, Learning, Process workshop, Lesson Planning and Student Evaluation and Test Construction in their educational activities. Among the seven different teaching methods, they chose, workshop, as the more suitable method. The faculty members suggested that it would be better for them to participate in workshops that were held in the morning and those in the summer. Conclusions. Adult learning is most effective when it is related to perceived needs, and the faculty members consider the workshop as a tool for the improvement of their educational skills.
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Received: 2007/05/27


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