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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2012, 5(3): 157-161 Back to browse issues page
Faculty members’ teaching quality based on the Mycourse scale from the student’s viewpoint
Mohsen Farmahini Farahani 1, Fatemeh Ziaeiyan Alipour 2
1- Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Human Sciences, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran , farmahinifa@yahoo.com
2- Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Human Sciences, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
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Aims: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the quality of faculty members’ teaching based on Mycourse scale components (the techniques of classroom management, appropriate class behavior, focus and maintain the attention to the lesson, prepare a review and exercise, inquirer skills, using different methods of training, establishing a positive atmosphere in the class and the rate of problem-solving strategies expression in the class) from students point of view.
Methods: This study is a descriptive survey. The study population consisted of all female undergraduate students studying 7th and 8th semesters in the second academic year of 2010-11. Among them, 90 students were randomly selected. For data collection, Mycourse scale questionnaire was used. Data analysis was done at the descriptive and inferential levels using SPSS 20 statistical software. Considering the items scoring range (0 to 5) and calculation of the components’ total score using these ranges, the assumed mean of the population considered to be 2.5.
Results: From the students’ perspective, the components of the rate of the realization of classroom management techniques, the rate of maintaining an appropriate behavior in class, the amount of preparing the review and exercise, the level of exhibiting inquirer skills and the amount of establishing a positive atmosphere in the class by faculty member were at an average level, and the components of concentration and maintaining attention, and the amount of expressing the problem solving strategies were at a high level and the component of the amount of using various methods of training was at a low level.
Conclusion: The quality of faculty members’ teaching of Shahed University is evaluated to be an average level in terms of the majority of Mycourse scale components (five components) from the students’ point of view.
Keywords: Quality of Teaching, Faculty Members, Mycourse Scale, Student’s Viewpoint, Effective Components
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2012/03/13 | Accepted: 2012/07/21
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Farmahini Farahani M, Ziaeiyan Alipour F. Faculty members’ teaching quality based on the Mycourse scale from the student’s viewpoint. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2012; 5 (3) :157-161
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