Author(s): Khin Than Yee, Myat San Yi, Khin Cho Aung, Mar Mar Lwin, Mi Mi Khaing, Tin Moe Nwe, San san oo, San thitsa aung, Thant zin, U. S. Mahadeva rao

Email(s): ktyee@unimas.my

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00705.4   

Address: Khin Than Yee*1, Myat San Yi1, Khin Cho Aung1, Mar Mar Lwin1, Mi Mi Khaing1, Tin Moe Nwe1, San san oo2, San thitsa aung2, Thant zin2, U. S. Mahadeva rao2
1Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan., Malaysia
2Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, 20400, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 9,     Year - 2019


ABSTRACT:
Background: The ultimate goal of the medical education is to produce the competent and qualified medical professionals. One essential component of medical education is to provide a good learning environment. The assessment of learning environment has been determined as a key instrument for the delivery of high quality and effective education and curriculum. Objective of this study: It is to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of learning environment in new campus of medical faculty in Kotasamarahan. Methods: It was a cross-sectional, questionnaire based study and ninety year-two medical students were recruited for the study. Dundee Ready Education Environment Measure (DREEM) questionnaire was used to collect the data. Results: The total score of DREEM was 124.05 / 200 and scores of all subdomains indicate ‘More positive than negative’ however there are items, 3,4,9,14,17,25,27 and 48 scored <2 which need improvements to be made to further enhance the quality of learning environment in new medical faculty of UNIMAS. Conclusion: This study can be used as a pivoting point to help produce more competent medical graduates in the future with the implementation of an efficient learning environment.


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Khin Than Yee, Myat San Yi, Khin Cho Aung, Mar Mar Lwin, Mi Mi Khaing, Tin Moe Nwe, San san oo, San thitsa aung, Thant zin, U. S. Mahadeva rao. Medical Students’ Perception of Learning Environment in New Campus of University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS): Measured by DREEM. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2019; 12(9):4095-4098. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00705.4

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Khin Than Yee, Myat San Yi, Khin Cho Aung, Mar Mar Lwin, Mi Mi Khaing, Tin Moe Nwe, San san oo, San thitsa aung, Thant zin, U. S. Mahadeva rao. Medical Students’ Perception of Learning Environment in New Campus of University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS): Measured by DREEM. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2019; 12(9):4095-4098. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00705.4   Available on: https://www.rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2019-12-9-5


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