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Research Skills Education: Student Satisfaction

(2012) Research Skills Education: Student Satisfaction. Life Science Journal.

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Abstract

medical students should improve their research skills to prepare achieve higher educational levels and learn how to be a competent teacher. The aim of this study was to assess the participant satisfaction of the students who attended the research skills workshop in Iran. This cross-sectional study was conducted in 2011. The southern network of student research committee established a research skills workshop at Yasuj University. Data was collected using a two-part questionnaire. The first part consisted of demographic questions and the second part consisted of 20 closed questions related to participant satisfaction. Questions were divided into three sections; lecturer ability, the equipment of Yasuj University, the and recreational programs of the workshop. The answer to each question was scored between 1-5 using likert scales. The total score of each questionnaire was 100 points. Data was analyzed with SPSS 17 software using descriptive tests such as mean, standard deviation, frequency and statistical tests such as independent T test. The average age of the participants was 21.45±1.8. Among them, 27(61.4%) were female. Among the participants 31(70.5%), 7(15.9%) and 16(36.4%) had experience of participation in similar workshops, experience as a lecturer and participating in a research project respectively. There was a significant relationship between satisfaction of the workshop and an experience of taking part in similar workshops, year of entrance and university (p<0.05). Among the participants 7(15.9%) had very high, 18(41%) had high, 11(25%) had medium, 6(13.6%) had low and 2(4.5%) had very low level of satisfaction with the workshop. In this study internet unavailability was the most important limitation of this workshop, thus, 31(70.5%) of the participants were not satisfied with the workshop. Internet is an important part in medical education and research. Internet access should be considered for research skills workshops

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Students, Research, Education
Subjects: WY Nursing > WY 191-200 Other Services
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Fertility and Infertility Research Center
Depositing User: مركز تحقيقات بهداشت باروري و ناباروري
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4643

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