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  Zanko J Med Sci:  Dec. 2016; 20 (3): 1433-1439

Master students’ feedback about the teaching and learning process in the College of Nursing, Hawler Medical University

Nazar Ali Doski*, Jawdat Mamand ALhag Baker*, Norhan Zaki*, Dara Abdulla Al-Banna*

* Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, Hawler Medical University, Erbil, Iraq.


Background and objective: Systems for evaluation of teaching and course quality in higher education institutions have long been established and are becoming increasingly common in many developed and developing countries. This study was carried out to identify and assess the feedback of master students in the College of Nursing.

Methods: The study is a mixture of quantitative and qualitative design. The study sample included all master students who had attended the master course within two academic years (2012-2014) in the College of Nursing, Hawler Medical University. A formal questionnaire was used to obtain master students’ feedback, and an interview was used as the method of data collection.

Results: The mean age of the participants was 33 years for males and 29 years for females. Results revealed that feedback responses as a general were good in all factors underlining the study, and the lowest scores were shown in items related to teacher-student’s relationship and classroom organization.

Conclusion: Master students’ feedback was positive for most of the evaluation factors except teacher-student relationship and some items related to classroom organization.

Keywords: Master nursing student; Course evaluation; Feedback; Education.


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