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Keshmiri F, Mosayebi A. Teaching Competency Assessment Of PhD Students: Needs Based Assessment Study. payavard. 2014; 8 (4) :332-342
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5527-en.html

1- Ph.D Student in Medical Education, Medical Education Department, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , Fkeshmiri1385@gmail.com
2- Master of Sciences Student in Health Care Management, Health Care Management Department, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
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Background and Aim: In order to develop teaching competencies and prepare PhD candidates for future roles as faculty members of medical schools, the present study conducted to determine PhD candidates` educational needs and their skills concerning teaching competencies.

Materials and Methods: The present study was a descriptive- analytical and cross-sectional study that was conducted in year 2011. The Study population was PhD candidates who studied in Health School of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. In the present study a “Teaching Competencies Assessment” questionnaire was used that included 2 part s the demographic information and 16- items of educational competencies and needs. The validity and reliability of th e questionnaire was approved by alpha Cronbach’s coefficient (educational need 94% & educational skill 87%). Data analysis was conducted using SPSS.

Results: The result of the present study showed that teaching skills of PhD candidates were at “familiar without implementation capability” level. The lowest candidate s` skill was “Student Assessment” field. The candidates had educational needs in all 16 areas of teaching skill fields (3.85:5). “Lecture Presentation” (4.1:5), “logical structure of Presentation” (4.02:5) and “Motivating methods” (4.01:5) fields were the highest educational needs of PhD candidates.

Conclusion: The results of the present study confirmed the need for systematic planning in order to develop teaching competencies and prepare PhD candidates for teaching role in future.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
Received: 2014/12/30 | Accepted: 2014/12/30 | Published: 2014/12/30

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