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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2011, 10(5): 1131-1139 Back to browse issues page
Characteristics of a Capable University Teacher from the Students' Point of View
Hadi Peyman, Amineh Zarian, Jamil Sadeghifar, Maryam Alizadeh, Monireh Yaghubi, Nikoo Yamani, Azita Rostami, Ali Delpisheh
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Introduction: Determining factors affecting teacher's evaluation from the students' point of view (learners) could greatly influence the quality of education. This study aims at identifying those characteristics which qulify a university teacher cabale in students' opinions. Methods: In this descriptive, cross – sectional study, in 2009-2010, 800 students of Ilam University of medical sciences were selected. Multi – stage stratified random sampling was used for sample selection. A standard questionnaire was used for data collection, and data were analyzed afterwards. Results: 68% of the students were female and 52.7% were undergraduates/PhD candidates. The mean for teaching style, interpersonal relationships, the teacher's personal characteristics and the knowledge seeking attitude of the teacher were 83.8±11.3, 83.7±13.9, 81.9±11.2 and 71.6±11.3, respectively. There was a significant relation between students' viewpoints and sex, their field of study, educational level and faculty (p<0.05). Conclusion: Teaching style, interpersonal relationships, personal characteristics and the knowledge – seeking attitude were respective the most import characteristics of a capable University teacher. Students' needs, interests and viewpoints at different educational levels are not necessarily identical therefore, it is suggested that these discrepancies be considered in educational planning.
Keywords: Capable university teacher, Evaluation, Medical Students
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Received: 2011/05/9 | Accepted: 2011/08/6 | Published: 2011/02/15
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Peyman H, Zarian A, Sadeghifar J, Alizadeh M, Yaghubi M, Yamani N, et al . Characteristics of a Capable University Teacher from the Students' Point of View. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2011; 10 (5) :1131-1139
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