Education Workshop Research Workshop
Faculty members are the most important asset of any higher education institution. However, faculty members in medical sciences universities do not typically pass a specific teaching methodology course as part of requirements for their employment. Therefore, in line with its mission, the Medical Education Research and Development Center holds a course tilted "Teaching and Learning Quality Improvement Aimed at Empowering Human Resources for Providing the Highest Quality Community Health Services" to familiarize the faculty members with new teaching techniques and methods to enhance the quality of their teaching. Also, in order to train faculty members and make changes in educational programs, the Faculty Empowerment Unit organizes different workshops in order to help present appropriate lesson plans and teaching methods, as well as assessment methods. The courses organized by this center are as follows: New teaching methods Educational technology Curriculum planning Curriculum design and review principles Student assessment Faculty members assessment Research in Education Learning styles Test analysis Principles of Test Design (MCQ and written) OSCE Exam Design Principles Introduction to the development of lesson plans, course design and study guides Research and technology management of Larestan university of medical sciences hold periodically the empowerment workshops in the field of research methodology, statistics, how to write scientific articles and how to use computer software in order to promote the level of research activities and to enhance the capabilities of researchers, faculties and students, The empowerment workshops will be held periodically The list of research workshops held annually includes the following workshops: Statistical analysis of research data using SPSS software (Basic and Advanced) Electronic resources search workshop The Ethics workshop on research Academic writing workshop (Basic and Advanced) Resource management workshop (End note) Scientometric workshop Proposal writing workshop Workshop on business models Intellectual property workshop and Patent registration Familiarization workshop with the rules of knowledge enterprise companies