Volume 12, Issue 4 (Research in Education Supplement 2010)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2010, 12(4): 73-80 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghazavi A, Rafiei M, Mosayebi G. The attitude of Arak Medical University student’s about reasons of tendency to use the lecture notes instead of textbooks, 2008. J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2010; 12 (4) :73-80
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-390-en.html
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Abstract Background: One advantage of a textbook is that you can refer back to the textbook for missed, misunderstood, or forgotten information. This does not apply to class lectures notes because heard things can forget quickly and thoroughly. The aim of this study was survey of student’s attitude about reasons of tendency to use lecture notes instead of textbooks. Materials and Methods: This is an analytical cross-sectional study. Sample size was 213 students with different academic fields and terms. Data to students’ tendency to lecture notes were collected and analyzed by valid questionnaire. Results: Most important factors in students’ opinion were, textbook contain is more than lecture notes, society’s tendency to academic degree, inattention to literacy and awareness levels and lack of sufficient proficiency on English language. Conclusion: Tendency to usage of lecture notes is one of basic reasons of students’ stagnation and ultimately, leads to lose of their research morale and motivation
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Received: 2009/07/12
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Health and Epidemiology, Arak University of Medical sciences, Arak, Iran.

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