Cheraghi, MA and Esmaeili, M and Ghisvandian, SH (2014) CHARACTERISTICS OF AN ELITE INSTRUCTOR: A QUALITATIVE STUDY. The Journal of Urmia Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, 12 (2). pp. 86-93.

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Instructor is one of the most effective elements in training process. Researches indicated that instructor plays an important and essential role in learning progress. University students who are the basic beneficiaries of university education have specific criteria in their expectations from elite and professional instructors. Accordingly, this study aimed to specify characteristics of an elite instructor from the viewpoint of medical science students. Materials & Methods: This is a qualitative study with inductive - conventional reasoning method which had investigated students’ viewpoints on the basis of Naturalism Philosophy. The participants are 19 students who are studying different majors in Tehran Medical Sciences University. Individual semi-structured deep interview was employed for data gathering. These data were analyzed through conventional content analysis. Result: The results lead to indicate three interrelated theme of knowledge & rhetoric, ethical requirements in training, and mutual relation and cooperation with students. The last theme includes a subcategory of flexibility in handling a class. Conclusion: The results of this study revealed that university instructors not only play an important role in training young academic generation, but also they can significantly affect the students’ behavioral patterns.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elite Instructor, Student, Content Analysis
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2018 05:36
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2018 05:36

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