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Determining the Factors affecting Faculties’ educational evaluation in a Military University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran
Maryam Yaghoubi , Mohammad Salimi
Health Management Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , yaghoobbi997@gmail.com
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Background and Aim: Evaluation is one of the most important ways to improve the quality of education. The main goal of evaluation is improving the programs and activities of faculty members. Evaluation can be used as feedback to improve weaknesses and understand the strengths of teachers. This study aimed to investigate the factors affecting faculties' evaluation from the viewpoint of faculties and students.
Methods: This study was done as quantitative, factor analysis and cross-sectional study in a Military University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran in 2016. In the factor analysis phase sample study included 116 University professors, 84 students and 62 experts in medical education, and in the cross phase included 344 students. The data collection tool was the Faculty' Educational evaluation questionnaire obtained from confirmatory factor analysis, consisted of 4 dimensions, teaching quality (20 questions), personal characteristics (8 questions), education law (5 questions) and professional features (16 items). Data analysis was conducted through confirmatory factor analysis, t-test, ANOVA and Friedman tests by SPSS19 and Amos 18 softwares.
Results: Based on confirmatory analysis, all dimension of educational evaluation had a significant impact on the confidence level of 99 percent. The standardized regression coefficient was 0.48, in teaching quality, 0.43 in personal characteristics, 0.29 in education law and 0.37 in professional features. Among the Faculty' Educational evaluation dimension, from the perspective of student, individual characteristics (82.0 ± 66.3) had the highest mean. Mean and standard deviation of Faculty' Educational evaluation 61.0±37.3, respectively. Friedman test showed personal characteristics had the highest rank among other dimensions and the mean difference between dimensions is statistically significant.
Conclusion: The behavior and performance of teachers in the classroom can be an effective way to improve academic performance. Familiarizing faculties with a variety of items available in the form of faculty evaluation by school development centers and planning to upgrade faculty performance is recommended.
Keywords: Evaluation, Faculty, Student
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: military medcine
Received: 2017/03/4 | Accepted: 2017/06/25 | Published: 2018/03/21
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Yaghoubi M, Salimi M. Determining the Factors affecting Faculties’ educational evaluation in a Military University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran. J Mil Med. 2018; 20 (1) :73-82
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