Volume 2, Number 1 (8-2016)                   jicr 2016, 2(1): 163-167 | Back to browse issues page


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Associate professor Associate Professor, Health Sciences Research Center , Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of Health ,Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad , Iran
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Background: Workshops are useful for promotion of knowledge and attitude especially in postgraduates and teachers. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of workshops on knowledge and attitude of medical sciences teachers from assessment methods.

Methods: This semi-experimental study 2014 in Mashhad university of medical sciences was conducted using workshops and essay and multiple-choice exams, the pre and post-test, before and after the workshops. Assessment methods were discussed in the workshops for medical sciences teachers. Knowledge and attitude grades were analyzed by SPSS 16, mean, standard deviation, paired t-test with P<0.05.

Results: The total grade of knowledge of medical sciences teachers from assessment methods was 80.11±8.48 before the workshops and 97.00±1.41 after the workshops with t =-1.000 and P<0.001, which had significant difference. The total grade of attitude of medical sciences teachers from assessment methods was 70.00±4.24 before workshops and 82.00±2.12 after workshops with t =1.000 and P<0.001, of significant difference too.

Conclusion: According to the grades, workshops was useful for promotion of medical sciences teachers ' knowledge and changing the attitude about the assessment methods.

Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Assessment methods, Workshops

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2016/06/13 | Accepted: 2016/08/24 | Published: 2016/08/24