Hybrid Versus Traditional Teaching in the Subject Of Anatomy: A Comparison Based On Results Of Students


  • Hina Siddique Department of Anatomy, Central Park Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Shamaila Hasnain Department of Community Medicine, Central Park Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Rafia Minhas Department of Medical Education, Central Park Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Noor Shahid Department of Statistics, Central Park Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Rabia Hanif Department of Medical Education, Akhtar Saeed Medical College, Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Muhammad Jabran Javaid Sidhu Department of Physiology, Akhtar Saeed Medical College, Rawalpindi Pakistan






Objective: To assess the results of hybrid and traditional teaching systems and their implementation based on student
evaluation in anatomy.

Study Design: Cross-sectional study.

Place and Duration of Study: Anatomy Department, Central Park Medical College, Lahore Pakistan, from Jun 2022 to Jun

Methodology: The study was conducted on the first-year medical students of 2021 who were taught via integrated modular
systems at the level of temporal coordination. Teaching strategies were changed from didactic lectures to interactive largegroup lectures and small-group discussions. The results of their continuous assessment and professional exams were
compared and analysed.

Results: The proportion of failed students in the Modular-Group was 20.8%, whereas 79.2% in the Non-Modular-Group. The
learning system was statistically significantly related to performance in professional exams. A significant difference exists
between internal assessment and professional exam scores of students in traditional and modular teaching. The relationship
between the results of internal assessment and professional exams was highly positive (r=0.79) and statistically significant

Conclusion: Students' performance was better in assessment throughout the year in the traditional system, whereas the
professional exam results were better in the modular system.


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How to Cite

Siddique H, Hasnain S, Minhas R, Shahid N, Hanif R, Javaid Sidhu MJ. Hybrid Versus Traditional Teaching in the Subject Of Anatomy: A Comparison Based On Results Of Students. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 29 [cited 2024 May 24];74(2):459-63. Available from: https://pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/10879



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