Desirability of two participatory methods of teaching, based on students' view point

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Seyed Mehrdad Solati dehkordi 1 , Rafat Javadi 2 , * , Saeed Hosseini Teshnizi 3 , Nasrin Asghari 2

AUTHORS INFORMATION

1 Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

2 Master of Education Management, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

3 Instructor Department of Biostatistics, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Hormozgan Medical Journal: 14 (3); e88564
Published Online: May 19, 2010
Article Type: Research Article
Received: January 03, 2010
Accepted: May 19, 2010

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Abstract

Introduction: Teaching comes true at the presence of learner and learning. Teaching is not
only transfer of information but also, it is an interaction between learner and teacher. Thus
learner participation in teaching- learning process can be important and effective in learning.
This study was performed to survey the effect of learner participation in teaching.
Methods: This semi-experimental study was conducted on two groups of medical students
enrolled in endocrine pathophysiology course. Teaching process for the first group was
based on toutors' lectures and group discussions but this process for the second group was
based on an expert student lectures and group discussions. At the end of course, both groups
were evaluated by a questioner with 11 questions. Evaluation results of both groups were
analysed by descriptive methods and Mann-Whitney test to compare them.
Results: The results show that of 11 parts of the questionnaire, in the fields of critical
thinking, participation in the discussions, criticizability and good communication with other
members of the group were statistically higher in the second group (P<0.05).
Conclusion: This study result showed that student participation in teaching - learning
process, will increase desirability of study for students.

Keywords

Students - Teaching - Learning

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