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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2014, 7(3): 155-160 Back to browse issues page
Correlation between Teachers' Evaluation Scores by Students, the Department Head and the Faculty Dean
Shakurnia A. 1, Taherzadeh M.2
1- Immunology Department, Medicine Faculty, Ahvaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran , shakurnia@yahoo.com
2- Evaluation Department, Educational Development Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
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Aims: Teacher evaluation plays an important role in educational planning and educational quality improvement in the universities. Universities are faced with using the appropriate methods and resources for evaluation the faculty members’ performance as a challenge. This study aimed to determine the correlation between the teacher ’s evaluation scores obtained from the students, department heads and faculty deans.

Methods: In this descriptive-cross-sectional study, evaluation scores of 205 basic sciences faculty members of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences in 2011-12 were studied. The scores were related to the all non-clinical faculty members that were obtained from the students, department heads and faculty deans. Data were collected using three questionnaires which validity and reliability were approved formerly. Data were analyzed by SPSS 18 software using Pearson correlation coefficient.

Findings: The mean score of teacher evaluation by the students, department heads and faculty deans were 4.07±0.40, 4.44±0.49 and 4.39±0.52, respectively. There was a significant correlation between the evaluation scores of department heads and the faculty deans (p=0.0001 r=0.0575), but no significant correlation was observed in the other cases.

Conclusion: Level of agreement between department heads and the faculty deans in teacher evaluation is higher than the level of agreement with the students.

Keywords: Academic, Education, Evaluation Studies, Students
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2013/08/19 | Accepted: 2013/11/10 | Published: 2014/08/7
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Shakurnia A., Taherzadeh M.. Correlation between Teachers' Evaluation Scores by Students, the Department Head and the Faculty Dean. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2014; 7 (3) :155-160
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