Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 5; Issue 1 (February 2017)

Page No.: 3510-3512

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2016.516


Rashmi C Goshi.  

Assistant Professor, JSS Medical College, Mysuru, Karnataka, India.

Corresponding Author: Dr Rashmi C Goshi, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, JSS Medical College, Shivrathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru – 15, Karnataka, India.  E-Mail: rashmigoshi@gmail.com


Background: Traditionally most of the lectures are taken with chalk and board in India. However with economic growth, the use of computer assisted techniques is inevitable. The use of power point presentations has been increasingly adopted by many of the medical colleges.

Aim: Present study assesses the student’s perspectives and preferences for chalk and board and power point.

Materials and Methods:  Twelve  lectures were delivered to 1st MBBS students, each of 45 min- 6 by C&B and 6 by PPT. students were given a questionnaire seeking their opinions about helpfulness of teaching tools for reproducibility of diagrams and text in examination, retention of lecture information in memory and understanding of simple and complex concepts.

Conclusion: We feel that PPT should be used as supplementary to enhance the efficacy of teaching. As suggested by recognizable number of students, both methods should be used in combination, as per need of the topic.

Key words:  Lecture, Teaching, chalk and board, PPT, Efficacy.


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Cite this article: Rashmi C Goshi. POWER POINT OR CHALK AND BOARD – STUDENTS VIEW TOWARDS METHOD OF TEACHING ANATOMY. Int J Anat Res 2017;5(1):3510-3512. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2016.516