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The Assessment of Babol Dental School Students’ Interests in their Field of Study and the Educational Environment in 2021
Yeganeh Kamali , Reza Ghorbani pour * , Hoda Shirafkan
Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Oral Health Research Center, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.
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Background and Objective: Interest and motivation in a field of study are essential for success in that field. One of the factors that influences this interest is the educational environment. The purpose of this study was  evaluation  of  Babol dental students' interest in dentistry and it's relation  with variables in the educational environment.
Methods:  In this analytical study, 151 students at Babol Dental School from 2013 to 2017 were selected using the census method and evaluated with a questionnaire whose validity and reliability had previously been established in other studies. Participants determined demographic characteristics, field of study interest, and educational environment factors, and by assigning scores from zero to four to the participants' responses,regression analysis was used to determine the effects of different variables on interest in their field of study and their evaluation of the academic environment.
 Findings:  Based on Result, 86.38 % of students were interested in dentistry. In addition, 52.39 % of students believed that professors use new teaching methods in their classes. Seventy percent of students stated , their involvement in making decisions which affects their academic ability is low.
Conclusion: Dental students in Babol were generally enthusiastic about their Field of study, and the faculty's teaching environment reflected positive qualities and capabilities in different fields.
Article number: 2
Keywords: Interest, Dental Students, School of dentistry
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2022/09/20 | Accepted: 2022/09/6 | Published: 2022/09/6
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