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Table 2 Response to questionnaire; percentage of respondents (229) who strongly agree/agree, neither agree/disagree or strongly disagree/disagree to different items

From: Implementing group research assignment in undergraduate medical curriculum; impact on students’ performance and satisfaction

Item Strongly Agree/ Agree % Neither Agree/ Disagree % Strongly Disagree/ Disagree %
1- The research improved my internet search skills 61.5 13.8 24.7
2- The research enhanced my evaluation of the related papers (critical appraisal) 73.6 16.1 10.3
3- The research helped me to write a review about certain topic 63.8 16.1 20.1
4-The research topic added to my knowledge in endocrine system 64.4 12.6 23
5- The research improved my verbal communication skills with colleagues 60.9 17.8 21.3
6- The research helped me develop my ability to work as a team member 67.8 14.9 17.2
7- The research assignment helped me to plan and distribute work among members 67.2 13.2 19.5
8- I received useful feedback in response to my questions (through the discussion board) 69.5 16.1 14.4
9-I successfully utilized SafeAsign (for plagiarism) using the BlackBoard 67.9 19.7 12.4
10- Dealing with the BlackBoard was easy 64.4 12.6 23
11- Following this experience, I feel more confident about participating in research projects 65.5 14.4 20.1
12- Overall, I was satisfied with the quality of this training 66.7 13.2 20.1