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Determine the effective factors on student and professor communication from the views of clinical students in Babol dental school
Maryam Seyedmajidi, Seyyed Ali Seyedmajidi, Arezoo Rayyani *, Fatemeh Gilchini, Hemmat Gholinia, Ali Bijani
Babol University of Medical Sciences
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Effective teaching depends on the proper use of communicative skills so that the best teaching situation and issue become uninteresting in the case of professor’s inability in establishing desirable communication. Therefore, effective factors in the relationship between the professor and the student to improve teaching process are extremely important. This study was conducted at investigating the effective factors in the relationship between the professor and the student from the perspective of clinical students in Babol dental school.

METHODS: This descriptive-sectional study was conducted by using 111 clinical students’ opinions at Babol dental school, the students who had passed at least a semester and were familiar with their professor’s assessment process. A valid and reliable questionnaire including 37 questions concerning professors’ personal, scientific and professional effects on their relationship with students was prepared and be very high, high, medium, low, very low. After completing the questionnaire by the students, the indices of mean, standard deviation and statistical tests at 5% significant level were used for data analysis.

FINDINGS: The most important effective factors in the relationship between the professor and the student from clinical students’ opinions were professors’ patience, respect for students by professors and professors’ mastery on scientific concepts and materials. On the other hand, professors’ gender, presentation of curriculum to students and professors’ scientific degree were of the lowest importance for the students.

CONCLUSION: According to the results, professors should give patience, respect for students and professors’ mastery on scientific concepts and materials on their agenda. Moreover, it is necessary that universities, after admission and before their work will participate professors in educational workshops to teach how to communicate with the audience, how to organize materials and teaching methods in order to get students’ satisfaction by increasing educational quality.

Keywords: Student, Professor, Personal Characteristics, Professional Characteristics
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/09/19 | Accepted: 2016/09/19 | Published: 2016/09/19


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