Study on attitude of pharmacy students about learning conditions in Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

Azizi, Fariborz and FazelMoghaddam, Samira and Khademloo, Mohammad and GhorbaniGhoabadli, Somayyeh and Azizi, Bij (2013) Study on attitude of pharmacy students about learning conditions in Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 22 (1). pp. 249-252.

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Abstract

Background and purpose: Educational institutes use different devices to evaluate their activities. Many factors have role in learning process that every thing itself can affect learning. this study was applied among pharmacy students of mazandaran university of medical sciences in 2012 to assess current learning condition and atmosphere of learning by DREEM (Dundee ready educational environment measure) questionnaire. Materials and methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed by participation of 88 students in 2012. Sampling method was accidental and according to table of random numbers. study device was DREEM questionnaire include demographic information and 50 questions in 5 items (students� perceptions of learning, Students' perceptions of teachers, Students' academic self-perceptions, Students' perceptions of atmosphere and Students' social self-perceptions) with score 1-5 in order of desirability. Data was analyzed by SPSS 18 software. Results: 97.7 of students filled questionnaires compeletely. 36.4 of students were male and 63.6 were female. 73.9 were inhabiting in dormitories and 26.1 with their families. 63.6 of students were 3 year- student or lower and 36.4 were higher. The mean of the achieved scores in 5 items was 150.97±29.63 out of 250 which was considered as positive for men and 153.29±15.53 for women. Comparing the scores showed no significant difference with T test. 1.1 of students said learning conditions are highly desirable. 51.1 said desirable. 46.6 mentioned undesirable and 1.1 said highly undesirable. Conclusion: Using devises such as DREEM can help to promotion of learning process and change strategies. Holding workshops and educational meetings, intimate meetings of instructors and students, noticing to extracurricular programs like sports and entertainments lead to increase incentives. Instructors also need justification workshops to identify the learning problems and teaching

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pharmacy, Atmosphere, Teaching, Learning
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@mazums.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 16:52
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 16:52
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2458

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