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Revista médica de Chile

versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887

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WILLIAMS, Carolina et al. The impact of a self-directed teaching approach on academic performance of medical students. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2017, vol.145, n.5, pp.595-602. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872017000500006.

Background: Students should be encouraged to become reflexive and develop autonomous, lifelong learning habits. Therefore, teachers should focus on learning strategies which stimulate autonomous learning. Aim: To assess the impact of a self-directed teaching methodology on the academic performance of medical students in cellular biology and biochemistry. Materials and Methods: During 2013, 85 students received a traditional teaching methodology and during 2014, 85 students received a self-directed learning methodology. The grades obtained and the number of failures in the courses of cellular biology and biochemistry were compared in both groups. Results: The percentages of students approved at the end of the courses during 2013 and 2014 were 64 and 96% respectively (p < 0.01). The grades obtained by the 2014 students were also significantly higher than those obtained by 2013 students. Conclusions: This study confirms that academic performance improves with a self-directed teaching approach.

Palabras clave : Education, Medical; Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Learning; Teaching.

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