:: Volume 1, Issue 4 (12-2014) ::
JBRMS 2014, 1(4): 28-33 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Ilam university of medical science faculty members' views in relation to curriculum
Molouk Jaafarpour, Meysam Gholami, Ali Akbar Jafarpour, Ali Khani
Department of Nursing, Nursing & Midwifery Faculty, Ilam University of Medical Science, Ilam, IR-Iran. , nimakhani@gmail.com
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Introduction: Curriculum has a major impact on education. The faculty members are the most important element in the success of the curriculum. The aim of this study was to determine the viewpoints of university of medical science faculty in relation to factors affecting their participation in the academic curricula. Materials and methods: This was a cross-sectional study which included 66 members university of medical science faculty, from Ilam-IR, during the year 2014. Data collection tool was a questionnaire and sampling method was census. Results: According to findings, scientific (27.4±9.8) and outside the organization factors (9.1±2.8) on their participation in the curriculum was moderate . The impact of Professional factors (28.4±7.2), internal organizational factors (25.7±6.1) , internal (19.1±4.5) and external motivational factors (19.1±4.5) on members' participation in curriculum planning was the high level. Motivational factors most impact on the participation of faculty in academic curricula. Conclusion: Organization and educational managers should use programs that can improve job satisfaction, organizational commitment, responsibility and self-confidence, improving scientific, academic freedom and professional autonomy, attention to the law, the facilities and faculty teamwork culture, workshops and conferences to increase their participation in academic curricula recommended.
Keywords: Curriculum, Faculty member, Education, Medical Science
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health education
Received: 2015/02/24 | Accepted: 2015/03/2 | Published: 2015/03/3

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