Efficacy of Small Group Teaching and its Comparison with Classroom Teaching in the Subject of Dravyaguna
Background: In Ayurveda, the subject Dravyaguna is with full of nomenclature and multiple aspects of the herb. The student may land in confusion state without proper teaching methods as the recollection of vast material is practically difficult. Educational Researches need to be implemented in Ayurveda and adopted various technologies and methods of Specific Learning should be adopted to overcome these problems.
Materials and Methods: 50 students distributed equally in to two groups observed with a multiple choice questions (MCQs) test and feedback analysis. Graph pad software for paired Studentâ€™s T test is used for Data Interpretation and final result assessment.
Results: Statistically small group teaching (SGT) for both topic i.e. Haritaki and Amalaki shows the extremely significant result p=0.0001. 66% students had given feedback as SGT is better teaching method and 68% are agreed for implementation of SGT method regularly as teaching learning method. Conclusion: SGT is better teaching method in comparison with Class room teaching (CRT). SGT encourages the students for attentive participation and to achieve the knowledge
The author hereby transfers, assigns, or conveys all copyright ownership to the International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine (IJAM). By this transfer, the article becomes the property of theÂ IJAM and may not be published elsewhere without written permission from the IJAM.
This transfer of copyright also implies transfer of rights for printed, electronic, microfilm, and facsimile publication. No royalty or other monetary compensation will be received for transferring the copyright of the article to the IJAM.
The IJAM, in turn, grants each author the right to republish the article in any book for which he or she is the author or editor, without paying royalties to the IJAM, subject to the express conditions that (a) the author notify IJAM in advance in writing of this republication and (b) a credit line attributes the original publication to IJAM.