Volume 14, Issue 2 (Paramedical Sciences and Military Health (Summer 2019) 2019)                   Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2019, 14(2): 26-32 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
2- Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran , fariba.asadi3@gmail.com
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Introduction: In each educational system, the purpose of learning is learning. One of the best indicators that can be used to achieve this goal is academic achievement. In today’s world creating creativity, creativity in learners and the subject of academic achievement in most countries around the world are among the issues that have led many scholars thinking to engage themselves. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between creativity and academic achievement in medical students of Birjand University of Medical Sciences in 1396.
Materials and Methods: The present study was a descriptive correlational study. The statistical population consisted of all students studying at Birjand University of Medical Sciences in the academic year 2017. 324 students were selected by stratified sampling. Soltani’s  creativity questionnaire was used to collect data and total average score of students was used as a criterion for assessing academic achievement. Data were analyzed by SPSS.18 using descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient and ANOVA test.
Results: In this study, 200 female students and 124 male students were studied. The results showed a significant positive correlation between creativity and students’ academic achievement (r = 0.37). Based on the results of this study, there was no significant difference between the score of creativity regarding the faculty, but there was a significant difference between academic achievement based on the school of education and gender (P <0.05).
Conclusion: Due to the relationship between creativity and academic achievement, it is suggested to hold workshops and empowerment training courses on effective teaching methods for university professors in order to use creative teaching methods.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: full articles
Received: 2019/07/9 | Accepted: 2020/04/25 | Published: 2020/04/25