Comparing the Influence of Log book on the Scores of Practical Oral Medicine Course Gained by Students of General Dentistry.

Honarmand, Marieh (2013) Comparing the Influence of Log book on the Scores of Practical Oral Medicine Course Gained by Students of General Dentistry. Future of Medical Education Journal, 3 (4). pp. 3-5.

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Abstract

Backgrounds: one of the most difficult tasks carried out by educators in health plan field is educational program assessment and students' clinical evaluation. Logbook is an assessing tool that reduces the distance between the theory and practice; it could be definitely worthwhile for both the professors and the students to achieve the clinical and educational objectives. The purpose of this study was to determine the Comparing the Influence of Log book on the Scores of Practical Oral Medicine Course Gained by Students of General Dentistry Methods: this is a descriptive- analytic study conducted on 36 dental students who have attended the oral medicine course. The students were divided in two groups including the control and case group, randomly. The control group were assessed in the usual method and the case group where assessed by logbook. Then, the average of the grade of oral medicine unit was analyzed in two categories. The data were analyzed by T-test and SPSS 17. The significance level was PResults: the average score of the case group was significantly higher than the control group. In the case group, the average score of practical oral medicine course was 16.54(1.47) and 14.92 (2.41) was for the control group that had a statistical significance (p=0.02). Conclusion: the increase in student’s scores can be a motivation for applying this method in clinical assessment of the students.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Future Medical Education J
Depositing User: fmej fmej
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 16:28
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 16:34
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2389

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