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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 105-117

Use of the quality function deployment to transfer the physical therapy students’ perception regarding effective lecture into operational requirements


Department of Physical Therapy for Cardiopulmonary Disorders and Geriatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

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Salwa B El-Sobkey
Department of Physical Therapy for Cardiopulmonary Disorders and Geriatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Zahraa Al Maadi, Cairo, 11742
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/bfpt.bfpt_8_17

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Objective Quality is the most important factor of competition worldwide. Quality of education means meeting or exceeding costumers’ expectations from education. Aim This study aimed to use the quality function deployment (QFD) to transfer the physical therapy students’ perception regarding effective lecture into operational requirements. The study used the technique of Bernal L (2009) to apply the QFD to transfer the Physical Therapy students’ voice regarding effective lecture into operational requirements. Results showed that the students perceived the following items as the most important items; “Teacher communicates with the students through a bridge of trust”, “Teacher gets attention to all students, disseminates the care to all students, provides them with positive energy by encouraging them and is not giving too many orders to the students as orders have negative impact on the students’’, “Teacher provides the students with feedback during and after the lecture” and “Active teacher”. The operational requirement of “Effective internal and external quality audit” got the first priorities rank. Conclusion The study concluded that students’ perspective is important source of information regarding the effectiveness of educational activities including lectures. The implementation of the operational requirements would result in achieving the effective lectures and satisfying the students.


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