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Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, university of Birjand, Birjand, Iran , akbaryborng2003@gmail.com
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Introduction: This study was designed and conducted to investigate the perceptions of learning environment according tomedical sciences studentsin terms of the role of gender, place of residence and residing in dormitory in Birjand University of Medical Sciences during  2014 – 2015.

Methods: 269 students of medical sciences were recruited for this cross sectional study. A questionnaires on the perception of the learning environment was administered and independent T-test was used to analyze the data.

Result: The results showed that students' perceptions of their academic ability and educational atmosphere in terms of their gender are different (p<0.05). However, significant difference was not observed in terms of place of residence. The results showed that the perceptions of learning environment in –residents of dormitory are different (p < 0.01) from the rest.

Conclusion: More training is necessary to improve the  preparation for positive environments particularly for female students.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2016/05/26 | Accepted: 2017/01/24 | Published: 2017/06/22