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malekshahi F, Sheikheyan A, ebrahimzadeh F. Faculty lecturers’ attitudes towards some educational indicators at Lorestan university of medical sciences. yafte. 2011; 12 (2)
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Instructor Lorestan Unversity ofi Medical Sciences, Khorramabad,Iran
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Considering the life conditions of nowadays and continuous changes of community’s needs, we are also supposed to change our educational method. since lectures’ experiences can have an immense role on this subject , so this study was carried out to determine faculty lecturers’ attitudes towards the educational indices at Lorestan university of medical sciences in 2008. Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-analytic stady a 2-part questionnaire was used for data gathering including leclures’ demographic information and their attitudes towards some educational indices such as effective factors on teaching success, educational management, students’ educational problems as well as their attitudes towards educational technology. To determine the validity and reliability of the study, a pilot study was conducted. For data analysis, the descriptive and analytical statistics (correlation coefficient and Chi.square test , Mann whitney´ , Spearman and Kruskal –Wallis Tests ) were applied. Results: Among faculty lecturers100 of them completed the questionnaire. There were 59% male, 45% of them worked in medical faculty.76 % of them had not passed any methodology courses before employment.91% of the samples evaluated the workshop well. 90% believed that teaching method workshop is necessary and its suilable time is before starting teaching , 76% of them had passed teaching method workshops in university. The following problems were indicated as important educational problems scientific ability (83%) , inappropriate relationship between educational courses and community’s needs(73%),inappropriate numbers of students and equipment and physical space (68%) and proportion between workshop and teachers’ educational needs (62 %). Conclusion: 9% of the teaching staff found a mismatch between their educational needs and teaching method workshops, and majority of them requested to hold continuous teaching method workshops. Meanwhile their evaluations regarding officials’ attention to educational problems and appropriateness of students numbers to educational facilities were rated weak. Paying more attention to the quality and quantity of workshops , continuous education and solving university educational problems were of great emphasis. Besides, participation of all the faculty lectures in the educational planning and managemant is recommended.
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Received: 2011/03/5

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