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Year : 2000  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-61

Factors affecting student motivation: Perception of pre-clinical students in the college of medicine, King Faisal university, Dammam, Saudi Arabia


Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Abdullah O Bamosa
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, P.O. Box 2114, Dammam 31451
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 23008613

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Objectives: To study the relationship between student motivation for learning and 38 factors related to teaching, curriculum and administration. Method: A total of 231 male and female medical students in the first three pre­clinical years participated in the study by completing a questionnaire. Results and Conclusions: Factors that have been rated as strong promoters of motivation include: injecting relevant clinical information into lectures, encouraging student participation, revising previous lectures, using explanatory Arabic phrases, using the chalk board, providing specific course objectives, adopting one easy reference, concentrating on the core curriculum and showing respect to students. Factors that have been evaluated as inhibitors of motivation included: content overload, unscheduled quizzes, giving one quiz per subject in a semester, difficult exams and afternoon lectures.


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