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rme 2017, 9(3): 72-65 Back to browse issues page
Students’ Viewpoints about Academic Failure and Some Related Factors in Guilan University of Medical Sciences
M Esmaeilpour-Bandboni * , Sh Naderi Shad , F Kobrai , B Gholami-Chaboki
nursing education dept, Guilan University of Medical sciences, Rasht, , esmaeilmmm@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (1035 Views)
Introduction: Academic failure is one of the destructive problems in medical schools. Identifying aspects of this phenomenon can lead to present preventive solutions. This research aimed to study academic failure and some related factors from students’ viewpoints in Guilan University of Medical sciences.
Method: In this analytical cross sectional study, 310 students who passed at least one year of their course in Guilan university of medical sciences were selected through stratified randomized sampling participated in this study in 2015. For collecting data a questionnaire including two parts consist of demographic information and academic failure was used that its validity and reliability was confirmed by content validity and alpha-cronbach respectively. After gathering data, students divided into two groups of successful and non-successful based on cut point score of their educational average. This cut point was calculated through the differences between educational average of two terms ago and last term. Data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, independent t- test, Man u Whitney and X2 through SPSS.
Results:  of 87 students, (28.1%)  of total students experienced academic failure also among 72 bachelor’s students, (82.8%) experienced the most Academic failure. there was significant differences between two groups of successful and unsuccessful students (P<0.05) by attention to sex, educational level, mother’s educational level, father’s job, his/her occupational status, and university course selection
Conclusion: based on results, students in guilan university of medical sciences confront academic failure so, Faculty members also educational managers by considering the negative effect of this phenomenon should have special attention to effective factors on students’ academic failure and in this regards, identify high risk students and support them by appropriate consulting.
Keywords: Educational evaluation, Academic Failure, Students, Medical
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Esmaeilpour-Bandboni M, Naderi Shad S, Kobrai F, Gholami-Chaboki B. Students’ Viewpoints about Academic Failure and Some Related Factors in Guilan University of Medical Sciences . rme. 2017; 9 (3) :72-65
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