Clinical Radiology Teaching and Learning Process Evaluation by the Fifth Year Medical Students in Academic Year 2011

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Jaturat Kanpittaya
Piyathida Kuhirunyaratn
Chalermchai Apinyanurak
Montien Pesee
Chongchareon Metta

Abstract

Background and objective : Improvement in course in extremely important in order to conform to the medical education quality assurance.  The aim of the study was to determine the point of view of the fifth year medical students on teaching and learning process of 372 581 Clinical Radiology course.

Methods: This drescriptive study was carried out at the Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University. Sample consisted of 244 fifth year medical students who had registered for the course in academic year 2011.  Self administered questionnaires were handed to the students on the last date of 372 581 Clinical Radiology’s block rotation.  The objectives of the study were explained to the students after which they were asked to fill up the questionnaires and placed it in the box that was made available at the study site. SPSS 15.0 for windows was used for data analysis and simple descriptive statistics were used to present the data.

Results: The response rate was 89.7%.  There were more females in the study than males.  More than half of the study sampls had a GPA score between 2.00 and 2.49 (36%). The sampls gave a high score to each parts of teaching and learning process.  The scores of the different part were : 1) content (4.33 + 46),  2 course management (4.22+0.53),  3) lectures (4.43+0.47), 4) learners (4.23+0.50),  5) measurement and evaluation (4.30+0.54),  6) instructional media and facililative meterials (4.33+0.54). The overall score was 4.31+0.45.   

Conclusions: This study reveals that in the assessment of teaching and learning process, lecturers score was the highest while learners score was the lowest.  The study has provided useful informations which can be incorporated to bring about the improvements of the course.

Keywords: Evaluation, Clinical Radiology, Medical students

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