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PRE CLASS AND POST CLASS TESTS USING MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS TO IMPROVE LECTURE METHOD OF TEACHING

Uma Unnikrishnan
2018 International Journal of Advanced Research  
Introduction :Medical education has witnessed a number of innovative changes in the recent past .Didactic lectures using power point presentations can be made more interesting by the faculty. Multiple choice questions (MCQ) before the class and after the class may be introduced to improve the students attention and interest. Material and Method: A total of ten theory classes were taken on lipid metabolism for first year MBBS students. A pre class test of five MCQ and a post class test of the
more » ... lass test of the same MCQ were conducted. The score was noted for all the tests. Results: The mean pre class test score was 2.69±0.33 and mean post class test score was 4.7 ± 0.10 with a significance of <0.0001. Conclusion : Conducting pre class and post class tests can help in changing the monotonous tone of a lecture class . A short assessment can also be done by this methodology.
doi:10.21474/ijar01/7257 fatcat:olyy2la2p5f23gc7it5kisofea