Integrated Teaching and Didactic Lectures: Students’ Perspective

Nayak, Veena and Chogtu, Bharti and Bairy, KL (2015) Integrated Teaching and Didactic Lectures: Students’ Perspective. International Journal of Advanced Research, 3 (5). pp. 635-637. ISSN 2320-5407

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Background: Indian Medical Council, the governing body for medical curriculum has recommended for integrated teaching in medical school in addition to traditional teaching. This is employed in all medical colleges in varying degree. Students’opinion on this method will be useful to decide on how much to teach using this as they are exposed to different methods of teaching. Objective: To evaluate students’ perspective about integrated teaching in comparison to didactic lectures Methodology: A questionnaire survey was done using about 200 student of II MBBS third semester students. A validated questionnaire was given to each student and the responses were obtained. The data were analysed by descriptive analysis. Results: Sixty three percent of students felt integrated teaching to be more effective than didactic lectures. Eighty one percent of students opined that integrated teaching could give a more complete idea and better understanding of the disease management. Conclusion: Students felt that integrated teaching has advantages like better clinical relevance and interesting than traditional one.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2015 07:02
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2015 07:02

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