STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF ASPECTS AFFECTING MEDICAL EDUCATION QUALITY

Katya Peeva, Georgi Arabadzhiev, Georgi Yordanov

Abstract


The student is the main subject in the education process. The goal of the study is to examine the relative weight of the components of learning process in the students’ evaluation assessment for quality of higher medical education. Direct individual inquiry with rank answers for 541 medical students was completed. Logistic regression analysis was done to create predictive models and derive relationships between quality of education factors and its dependents: assessment of quality and students' progress. Tolerance and respectfulness (OR = 13.1), high general culture (OR = 18.4), clearand accessiblecontemporaryteaching (OR = 9.2), engagement of the audience (OR = 3.4), are the teacher characteristics in the model. Application ofnew technologiesinlearning (OR = 4.2),discussion (OR = 5.9), patients observations and live contact (OR = 5.6) are educational methods determine the qualityof education. Accordinginterns quality of education isdetermined mainly by clinical facilities, quality lectures,solving clinical cases, and practical work. 


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