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Explanation of the Factors Involved in the Efficacy of Education in Developing Educational Curricula of Medical Universities
AR Shouri Bidgoli , GR Vaisi * , GR Sharifi Rad
Department of Educational Management, Qom Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qom, Iran , rezavaisi@gmail.com
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Introduction: The evolution of today's society depends on the evolution of educational systems. An educational course covers subjects such as evaluation, assessment, efficacy, and measurement. Assessment is defined in terms of goals and the subjects of accreditation and efficacy. The rapid pace of change in medical education raises concerns about its quality and effectiveness. This study was designed to explain the factors involved in the efficacy of education in developing educational curricula for medical universities.
Method: This research is a mixed-methods study in which the qualitative stage was content analysis with a statistical sample of 30 faculty members based on purposeful sampling and semi-structured interviews with open-ended questions, each lasting for 45-60 minutes. In the qualitative part, the four Goba and Lincoln criteria were used to validate the findings. In the quantitative part, a researcher-developed questionnaire was used which consisted of 14 items extracted from an interview using the Likert scale by 490 people from the statistical population. The questionnaire was validated using LISREL 8.5, confirmatory and exploratory factor analysis, goodness of fit, and correlation coefficient statistics.
Results: From the interviews, first, 60 items were extracted and then 14 items were specified concerning the effective factors involved in the efficacy of education in developing the curricula of an educational course. Needs assessment components of the course, course planning (t=21/06 ,p≤0.000), educational objectives of the course (t=20/75 ,p≤0.000,empowered professors (t=19/54,p≤0.000) and the required resources (t=18/50 , p≤0.000) were of the highest degree of importance.
Conclusion: the explanation of the factors involved in the efficacy of education in developing educational curricula of medical universities showed that 11 of the 14 identified components were dependable and can be regarded as effective and strong factors in the development of educational programs.
Keywords: Education, Effectiveness, Codification of curriculum, Medical University
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: assessment and evaluation
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Shouri Bidgoli A, Vaisi G, Sharifi Rad G. Explanation of the Factors Involved in the Efficacy of Education in Developing Educational Curricula of Medical Universities. RME 2022; 14 (3) :38-48
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