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Abedini S, Kamalzadeh H, Abedini S, Aghamolaei T. Perspectives of medical students regarding criteria for a good university professor, Bandar Abbas, Iran. hmj. 2010; 14 (3) :241-245
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Instructor Department of Nursing
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Introduction: Teachers are the basic pillars of educational system and their personal characteristic is one of the factors that affect their scientific ability. Teacher’s characteristic, not only could facilitate by education process, but also, it could improve textbook defects and lack of educational facilities. The purpose of this study was to determine characteristics of a good university instructor the student perspectives.
Methods: The current descriptive – analytic study was conducted in 2008 in Bandar Abbas. The research population included 336 nursing and health students of Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences. A two - section questionnaire was designed for data collection. Validity and reliability were tested and SPSS was used for data analysis.
Results: The findings indicated that, of 336 students, 29.8% were male and 70.2% were female, with average age of 22.69±3.84 (mean±sd) years. The most important features of the faculty members were eloquence of expression, affability and the dominance in the scientific subjects.
Conclusion: according to research results, eloquence of expression, affability and the dominance of subject teaching must be considered in absorbing academic members of the university. On the other hand, to enhance quality education and student learning, conducting effective educational workshops is highly recommended.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/19

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