A Combined AHP- PROMETHEE II approach in Educational Assessment of Islamic Education lessons for Medical Courses in University of Medical Sciences

  • Mahmoudi Norouz Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Faculty of Health, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Khoshi Abolfazl Department of Islamic Studies, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

This study aims to introduce and use new combined methods called analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and PROMETHEE II in order to prioritize the important criteria and indexes in educational assessment of Islamic education lessons for medical courses at university from the point of view of students. For this purpose, the comments of medical students of Tehran University of medical sciences were used. The number of samples was selected to be 191 by using Cochran formula and a researcher based questionnaire including 3 criteria of cognitive, Attitudinal and scientific skills with 14 overall indexes has been designed. Then, by using AHP method, the weights of criteria were determined and then the best index was selected for developing the aims of curriculum using PROMETHEE II and other indexes were prioritized. Based on the results, it has been determined that students believe that in assessing of Islamic education lessons for medical course at universities, the scientific, Attitudinal and cognitive skills must be prioritized as first to third ranks and also among the given indexes, convincing students to do research, rising their knowledge in different fields, improving Mental powers, Voluntary actions and being educated and trained accurately are prioritized as first to third ranks.

 

Published
2018-07-02
Section
Research Articles