Students who exposed to the teacher centered seminar (experts in different disciplines related to the weekly problem discuss and solve students inquiries about the difficult points in the problem), also who were taught by the students centered method students centered seminar; class presentation of the different objectives of the educational problem which occur under supervision of subject area experts in different disciplines. All males and females students were presented. A Selfadministered questionnaires for phase III students was distributed; measuring their satisfaction according two methods of implementing seminar students centered and teacher centered one. Items: Students perception of the knowledge of subject area experts, Organization of the seminar, Skills and abilities acquired by applying the students centered seminar, Some other questions about certain parameters in the students centered seminars. One part of the questionnaire was evaluated by rating scale starting from never, rare, sometimes, most of time and all the time weighting it 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 respectively. The other part of the questioner with arsons of agrees or disagrees. The designed questionnaires were reviewed by subject matter experts in the area of medical education for face validity, which refers to what a test appears to measure and not what it actually measures. The questionnaires were redesigned according to the comments of the experts. The reliability of these questionnaires was tested for internal consistency. Data were revised and then entered into microcomputer. SPSS software was used for the purpose of statistical analysis. Comparisons between students satisfaction of the two methods of seminar were made using T-test (comparative statistics); mean and standard deviation used in reporting the results. The level of satisfaction was considered statistically significant at p-value less than 0.05. During the course of the study, some ethical considerations were followed, they were: Obtaining a formal approval from Educational Sector of FOMSCU for documents review and collection of data, All participants of the study were given explanation about the nature of the study, All participants had the right to refuse to be included in the study. Confidentiality of the responses of the participants was guaranteed by the anonymity of questionnaires. Questionnaires were enveloped to keep confidentiality and privacy.
Last date updated on June, 2014