Frequency distribution of personal characteristics of the sample Variable. This is highly important, especially among the medical students, since on one hand there are rapid changes in the medicine and on the other hand the medical students should get along with the complexities of the health system; therefore, critical thinking is an essence for this group of students, Hasanpoor 23 and Azdi 24 have also shown in their studies. Open in a separate window. Journal of Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences ; 20 5: Issue 4 Issue 3 Issue 2 Issue 1.
Prediction happiness based on spiritual intelligence. Measures of central tendency and variability were used to summarize and organize the data. California Academic Press; Critical thinking could be useful to achieve a better life in dealing with the increasing challenges of information age, while a huge amount of information is easily accessible. Frequency distribution of personal characteristics of the sample Variable Dimension Frequency Percentage Gender male In consistence with the findings of a previous study on nursing students 37 , in the present study there was not any significant correlation between total CT score and the student’s previous semester and cumulative GPA.
The studies showed that the happy students have better performance in their univerzity achievement These findings showed that CT ability in medical sciences students in Iran is somewhat lower than what it is in developed countries.
There have been different definitions of critical thinking, however, there is no consensus about what the critical thinking is 8.
A educational administration, urmia university, iran. Performing such studies will help medical educators in considering the effects of their education on CT ability of their students.
Interdisciplinary Journal of Virtual Learning in Medical Sciences
The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of Iranian medical and dental students in thinking critically and to assess their ability in using definite components of critical thinking CT. Many of the authors and pundits have explained critical thinking as a cognitive skill and problem-solving ability 9, 10, and Educational strategy in medical sciences ; 8 5: Future of Medical Education Journal.
We noted this comment only to remind the educators about the importance of this matter. Educational strategy of medical sciences ; 5 3: Similar with these findings, in a previous research an increase was observed in CT skills, remarkably after entrance into clinical practice Others believe that critical thinking occurs based on special skills such as the ability to assess and measure reasons sensibly Nowadays, the ability to find the best solutions, adaptation with new situations and making novel decisions are important for medical and dental students who will play an important role in the future medical and health care.
Parviz Azodi – Google Scholar Citations
Journal of Developmental Education. Consequently, it is suggested to the Department of Students of universities to hold scientific, cultural and recreational programs in order to enhance the level of happiness and social welfare among the students.
Future of Medical Education Journal7 1 Methods Multistage cluster sampling was utilized to recruit preclinical 1 st2 nd and 3 rd year of study students in Yazd Shaheed Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences in Yazd, Iran.
Iranian Journal of Medical Education. Since critical thinking has become highly important in the education process, it is wtudents to define a fundamental and a common understanding of different definitions of the critical thinking 7.
The effect of information and communication technology on entrepreneurship, self efficacy and academic performance of students. Even though some evidences also suggest that CT skills increase over time 3940 but we found that the CT ability in medical and dental students in the present study was weak overall.
J Educ Stud ; 45 4: Assessment of critical thinking ability in medical students. My profile My library Metrics Alerts.
Abstract Background The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of Iranian medical and dental students in thinking critically and to assess their ability in using definite components of critical thinking CT. Thus purpose of this research was study of relationship between thinking skills with academic self- efficacy in students at Universities of Kashan and Medical Sciences Methods: The purpose of the present study was to compare critical thinking skills and happiness among the students of different universities.
The role of critical thinking skills and learning styles of university students in their academic performance. Therefore, they were excluded from the study and finally Male: Disposition towards critical thinking: Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Educ Strategy Med Sci. Medical education development ; 4 8: The following results have been gained: Cultivating critical thinking in buzhehr clinical learning environment.