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Norouzinia R, Noorisepehr M, Heidari A, Kabir K. Communication skills of Academic members and it’s relation with theri evaluation outcome in Alborz university of Medical Sciences . DSME 2014; 1 (1) :64-71
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Introduction: The ability of effective communication is the most important indicator of effective teaching that enhances the self-confidence and learning motivation in students. On the other hand, evaluation of teachers in view point of students is the most common method of determining success in achieving the goals of education, so this study was performed to determine the relationship between Communication skills of Academic members and their evaluation outcome in Alborz university of Medical Sciences 2013.
 Methods: This descriptive cross sectional study done in 2013 in in Alborz university of Medical Sciences. 81 academic members were selected by convenient sampling method. The data collection instrument was a demographic questionnaire and Queen Dom validated questionnaire, which has 34 items and 5 subscales, with the maximum score of 170. Analysis of the data took place on two levels of descriptive statistics [average and standard deviation] and inferential statistics [T-test and Pearson correlation coefficient] by SPSS 16.
 Results: Total mean of communication skills was 123.93±7.82. Mean of communication sub-skills including emotion control, message perception, decisiveness, listening to and showing recognition to message were 29.04±2.88, 33.9±2.70, 18.44±1.71, 25.54±2.45 and 17±2.13, respectively. There was a significant association between emotion control and ​​evaluation score and regulating emotions (p=0.02). Test results showed that there weren’t any significant association between total score of communication skills with evaluation score and demographic variables.
Conclusion: The results indicate there is no relationship between teacher evaluation score and their communication skills.
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: General
Received: 2014/10/22 | Accepted: 2014/10/22 | Published: 2014/10/22

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