Effect of Concept Mapping Teaching Method on Critical Thinking Skills of Medical Students

2016-06-28 21:23:21 | BioPortfolio


effect of concept map in teaching critical thinking was done with randomized study


This quasi-experimental study with two groups design and pre-posttest method was conducted at Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences in 2014. About 100 Medical Students of in their third semester were recruited for the study based on census. Participants were divided into two intervention and control groups by using random sampling and Random Number Table List. Students in the control group were lectured in Anatomy using traditional lecture method. Whereas, students in the experimental group were taught Anatomy using concept map teaching method. Student's critical thinking was evaluated by examining" Standard California Critical Thinking Skills Questionnaire"

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Basic Science


Critical Thinking, Education


concept map teaching, traditional teaching


Education Developmen Center
Iran, Islamic Republic of




Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-06-28T21:23:21-0400

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