Volume 12, Issue 3 (Paramedical Sciences and Military Health (Autumn 2017) 2017)                   Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2017, 12(3): 29-34 | Back to browse issues page

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Introduction: Educational environment has a great impact on student’s success, satisfaction, happiness, improvement, and job selection. In fact, inappropriate educational environments cost lots of finance. The present study aimed to compare the male and female undergraduate surgical technologists toward a quality of educational environment in Iran University of medical sciences in 2016-2017.
Methods and Materials: This cross-sectional study has been performed in 2016-2017. 143 undergraduate surgical technologists filled the (DREEM) questioner. This questionnaire contain 50 questions with the score range of (0-200). Higher scores indicate a better educational environment; on the other hand, lower scores indicate a worse educational environment. DREEM questionnaire divided to 5 aspects including: Student perception of learning, Student perception of teachers, Student perception of their abilities, Student perception of academic atmosphere, and Student social self-perception. Data were analyzed by SPSS version 22.
Results: The current study demonstrated that there is a significant relationship between views of male and female about their educational environment (P=0.02). Male undergraduate surgical technologist had more positive views than female. Furthermore, getting older has been affected on the understanding of the quality of educational environment.
Discussion and Conclusion: Male students had more positive view than female student. Moreover, the age group of 30-33 had the highest score among the others.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: full articles
Received: 2017/11/25 | Accepted: 2017/12/11 | Published: 2017/12/20

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