Naveed Inayat, Nadia Munir, Mahwish Sajjad, M Usman Muneer, Muhammad Muddassar, Mirza Abdul Rauf
Background: The students are in the best position to judge the effectiveness of any teaching system. They may comment logically to assess the teaching and evaluation methods. The objective of this study is; to analyze the student's feedback on teaching methodologies and effectiveness of methods being practiced in department of Prosthodontics in Islam Dental College Sialkot.
Methods: The cross sectional study was conducted in Islam Dental College Sialkot with a specially designed questionnaire. The study subjects were 100 students, 50 each from 3rd year and final year BDS. The questionnaire was based on methods of teaching and assessments, in terms of content, time and relevance.
Results: Majority (85%) agreed on the reliability of multimedia and digital methods of teaching .A huge number (73%) were also satisfied with delivery and content of the lectures.80% students were satisfied with teaching in lecture halls. 30% and 40% were not satisfied with teaching in clinics and OPDs respectively. Multiple Choice questions were the most favored type of assessment methods with 45% agreement.
Conclusion: Students were satisfaction with the teaching methods being practice in Islam dental College. MCQs were considered preferred assessment tools. There is a dire need to innovate Clinical and OPD Teaching regime in the dental colleges. As the lapse has a significant impact on knowledge and skill of the students.
Keywords: Blended Learning, Assessment tools, Feedback, teaching methods