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Critical thinking disposition of postgraduate students of medical school in Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, in 2017
Abdolhussein Shakurnia 1, Maliheh Karami Motlagh2, Mojtaba Oraki koshour3
1- Immunology Department, Medical Faculty, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical sciences, Ahvaz, Iran , shakurnia@yahoo.com
2- Medical Faculty, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
3- Immunology Department, Medical Faculty, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Abstract:   (1815 Views)
Introduction: Today, the development of critical thinking skills and disposition in universities are one of the most important goals of higher education. The aim of this study was to determine the critical thinking disposition among postgraduate students of Medical faculty in Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences in Iran, 2017. 
Method: In a descriptive cross-sectional study, critical thinking disposition of 215 postgraduate students were surveyed. The standard Rickets Critical Thinking Questionnaire Inventory (CTDI), which consisted of 33 questions, was used to measure studentschr('39') critical thinking disposition. Data were analyzed by SPSS software using t-test, ANOVA and Pearson correlation coefficient.
Results: The mean score of critical thinking disposition for postgraduate students was 127.03±10.05. There was no significant difference between the mean score of critical thinking disposition gender and academic years (p>0.05). Pearson correlation test showed significant relationship between critical thinking disposition and student’s age(r=0.174, p=0.01).
Conclusion: The results of the study showed that the rate of critical thinking disposition in postgraduate students is moderate and few students with a strong tendency toward critical thinking.
Keywords: Critical thinking disposition, postgraduate students, Medical faculty, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Theories of Learning and Teaching in Medical Sciences
Received: 2018/08/12 | Accepted: 2019/02/7 | Published: 2019/10/2


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