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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2020, 13(3): 179-186 Back to browse issues page
Effect of learning styles on postgraduate students and clinical assistants (a case study in Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences)
Ali Golafshani Mr1, Farshid Zameni Dr 2
1- Mazandaran University of medical science
2- Islamic Azad university, Sar , f_zameni@yahoo.com
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Introduction: The main purpose of this research study was to investigate the effect of learning styles on academic self-efficacy of postgraduate students and clinical assistants in Mazandaran University of medical science.
Methods: In this descriptive-survey study, the statistical population included 570 postgraduate students and clinical assistants in Mazandaran University of medical science in the first semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. The sample size was 234 individuals according to the stratified random sampling method. The measurement tools consisted of two questionnaires of learning styles and self-efficacy.  Data analysis was done by one-way ANOVA, Tukeychr('39')s post hoc and regression tests using the SPSS-20 software.
Results: Studentschr('39') self-efficacy is higher than average. Learning methods (objective experience, tactile observation, abstract conceptualization and active experimentation) have a positive and significant influence on academic self-efficacy of students. Learning styles also have a significant effect on academic self-efficacy of postgraduate students and clinical assistants in Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences. In addition, the degree of self-efficacy among students with divergent learning styles is more than other styles.
Conclusion: This research can provide a new perspective on changing policy makers and managers of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences which leads to review programs and focus on student-based learning programs. Therefore, improving academic performance and academic self-efficacy of students will be observed in the education systems.
Keywords: Academic self-efficacy, objective experience, tactile observation, abstract conceptualization, active experimentation
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Article Type: Descriptive & Survey | Subject: Theories of Learning and Teaching in Medical Sciences
Received: 2018/07/22 | Accepted: 2019/03/16 | Published: 2020/08/22
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Golafshani A, Zameni F. Effect of learning styles on postgraduate students and clinical assistants (a case study in Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences). Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2020; 13 (3) :179-186
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