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 Introduction: Using students' evaluation vis a vis alumni can be a useful method of validation of the results. This study was carried out to compare faculty evaluation scores of Jundishapur University by current students and alumni of the university. 

Methods: This descriptive study was carried out on 84 faculty members of Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (JUMS) in Ahwaz. Current students and alumni were evaluated their teachers by completing questionnaires during 2011. The data collection tool was a questionnaire consisted of 15 questions on Likert scale.

 

Results: The mean faculty evaluation score by students and alumni were, 4.04/5±0.41 and 3.96/5±0.47 respectively (P=0.26). Pearson correlation between the teacher evaluation scores by students and alumni were 0.62 (P=0.0001).

 

Conclusion: No difference between students and alumni evaluations were observed. This suggests agreement of students and alumni on teachers' evaluation in JUMS. This result indicates reliability of students' evaluation of teaching and overall validity of this evaluation method.

 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2012/12/28 | Accepted: 2013/07/8 | Published: 2013/12/21

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