Volume 3, Issue 2 (Autumn 2017)                   SJNMP 2017, 3(2): 30-37 | Back to browse issues page


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Rezaei Z, Karimianpour G, Vahabi A, Mohabati F, Gavili A, Habibi Y et al . Frequency of class attendance among university students and factors influencing it from the viewpoints of students in Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences. SJNMP. 2017; 3 (2) :30-37
URL: http://sjnmp.muk.ac.ir/article-1-102-en.html
1- Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
Abstract:   (781 Views)
Background & Aim: Considering the fact that the lack of attendance in the classroom has become one of the most common problems in universities of the country today, this study aimed to determine the effective factors on the attendance of students in the classroom from the perspective of students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences in 2015.
Materials & Methods: This study was descriptive-analytic. The data collection tool was a standard questionnaire for factors affecting attendance in the classroom from the students' point of view. The population included all students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences. 381 of them were selected by stratified random sampling. Collected data was analyzed by SPSS software version 20.
Results: The average age of the samples was 21.22±2.16 years. 212 persons (55.6%) of the sample were female and the rest were male. Mean and standard deviation of the total score of the questionnaire of the reasons for attending the classroom from the student's point of view were 2.6±0.43, the area of the teacher was 2.02±0.51, the educational environment was 2.04±0.52, and the student's area was 2.12±0.61. Also, the results of the data analysis showed that there was a significant difference between students' civil status (p≤0.01), gender (p≤0.01) and the average score (p≤0.01) with the attendance level in the classroom.
Conclusion: According to the findings of this study, it can be concluded that there was a direct correlation between students' demographic characteristics and the classroom attendance, the areas of professor, educational environment and students. Paying attention to these factors can encourage students to attend classes.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/02/18 | Revised: 2018/09/8 | Accepted: 2018/08/15 | Published: 2018/08/15 | ePublished: 2018/08/15

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