Evaluation of the Importance of Effective Teaching Method Indicators From Dental Students' Prospects

Ebrahim Yarmohammadi, Mina Jazayeri, Zahra Khamverdi, Shahin Kasraei, Loghman Rezaei-soufi
2013 Avicenna Journal of Dental Research  
Teaching and educating students is one of the most important responsibilities of teachers. Polling from students is an important method to determine indicators for effective teaching. Objectives: The purpose of the current study was to determine indicators of effective teaching from the point of view of dental students of the Dental Faculty of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. Materials and Methods: In this Cross-sectional study, there were 205 student participants from the dental faculty
more » ... the dental faculty of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. The valid and reliable researcher made questionnaire consisted of individual characteristics, teaching methods, knowledge and the power of communication. Data were analyzed by descriptive methods using the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) v. 13. Results: In the field of knowledge, teaching method, power of communication and individual characteristics the priorities were subject predomination with average of 1.52, clear transmission with the average of 1.80, fair assessment with the average of 4.12 and fluent explanation with the average of 3.42, respectively. Conclusions: Based on the students perspective, the most important aspect of effective teaching was teaching method. Having the ability in the subject clear transmission, being fair and clear communication were the priorities in each aspect.
doi:10.17795/ajdr-20188 fatcat:ztjgnqkcpfcdxchr2o5vv7l56e