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Investigating the Effective Teacher Characteristics from the Students' perspective: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Mostafa Bijani1 , Farahnaz Kamali2 , Maria Shaterjalali3 , Mohammad mehdi Naghizadeh Jahromi4 , Azizallah Dehghan4 , Shahnaz Karimi 5
1- Department of Medical- Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran
2- Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
3- Medical science School, Islamic Azad University of Tonekabon Branch,Tonekabon, Iran
4- Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran
5- Noncommunicable Diseases Research Center, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran , shahkar20022002@yahoo.com
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Background & Objective: Teachers’ evaluation as an accountable process in promoting the quality of medical education is the main mission of the university. Teachers are key and effective facilitator of this process. Some of the attributes of faculty from the students’ point of view to help students to learn and make the learning process more effective. For this purpose, a study was conducted to determine the characteristics of effective faculty in improving education and its influence on students in Iran.
Materials & Methods: This study was conducted through systematic review and meta-analysis. For this purpose, the articles that were published in Iran were either in English in Persian and were selected for the study without considering the time period. Articles were searched in databases of Cochrane Library Web of Science, PubMed, CINAHL, Google Scholar, Ovid, Science Direct, WILEY, Scopus, ProQuest, Medline, Elsevier Magiran, and SID. Finally, 21 articles that met the criteria for meta-analysis were included in the study and their quality was evaluated.
Results: Attributes were extracted in six domains. The six main dimensions are as follows: Individual and personality traits, communication skills, teaching skills, research skills, evaluation skills, and observing educational rules.
Conclusion: Personal characteristics, research skills and communication skills were among the most important characteristics of an effective faculty from the students' perspective. Therefore, it is necessary to consider the characteristics in the recruitment of instructors.

Keywords: Meta-Analysis, Human Characteristics, Instructors, Students, Iran
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2019/11/8 | Accepted: 2019/12/28 | Published: 2020/02/27

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