Type of Article : Original Research
Year: 2015 | Volume 3 | Issue 2 | Page No. 1103-1108
Date of Publication: 30-06-2015
STUDENTS PERCEPTION ON METHODS OF ANATOMY TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT
Rashmi Jaiswal *, Sameer Sathe, Vivekanand Gajbhiye, Rashmi Sathe.
Department of Anatomy, People's College of Medical Science & Research Centre, Bhopal (MP), India.
Address: Dr Rashmi Jaiswal, Post Graduate Resident (second year), Department of Anatomy, People's College of Medical Science & Research Centre, Bhopal. MP, 462037, India. Phone no.: +919425029067.
Objectives: An opinion regarding curriculum, teaching methodology & assessment techniques in anatomy was taken from the first year MBBS students at People’s College of Medical Science & Research Centre, Bhopal with specially designed questionnaire.
Materials and Method: Input from the students were collected from the 129 MBBS students of 2013-14 batch who completed first year MBBS. It was done by using a specially designed questionnaire comprising of points relating to the curriculum, teaching methodology and assessment techniques used at People’s College of Medical Science and Research Centre, Bhopal for its effectiveness and capacity to meet specific objectives need.
Results: Majority of the students feel the curriculum can be taught in present one year duration. The best method of learning is the chalkboard and dissection hall teaching. Students agreed for multimedia teaching methods for better understanding. Majority students opined that the best method of assessment is part ending tests. Students favoured descriptive & short essay questions with MCQ as examination pattern. Use of visual aids is the best solutions for problems in histology and embryology. Students favoured teacher’s notes as a best source of study material. Majority felt that class attendance and internal assessment both considered for allowing students to appear for university examination.
Conclusion: The study concluded that chalkboard teaching and dissection hall teaching would be the best approach for Anatomy teaching and learning and the best method of assessment is part ending tests.
KEY WORDS: Anatomy learning, Students view, Teaching Method, Multimedia
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Rashmi Jaiswal, Sameer Sathe, Vivekanand Gajbhiye, Rashmi Sathe. STUDENTS PERCEPTION ON METHODS OF ANATOMY TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT. Int J Anat Res 2015;3(2):1103-1108. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2015.161