عنوان مقاله [English]
Recently trends inthe modern methods of education, increasing students’ participation and attention to teamwork in learning has been considered. Team-based learning (TBL) is a collaborative learning method that its goal is increasing the amount of learning. The aim of this study was carried out to investigate the application TBL in public health and students’ attitude towards new teaching method. The present study was a cross sectional study in which 45 students were participated and assessed by multiple choice test and attitude questionnaire. Independent sample t test and Pearson Coefficient correlation in SPSS20 were used to assess the mean score of test and also the relation between students' attitudes towards two types of teaching methods, respectively. The mean score of students in the Lecture method at the end of the fourth session were (8.8±0.9). Significant difference was observed between individual evaluation and group evaluation of TBL (p<0.005). The mean score of students' attitudes toward TBL and team work were (25.18 ± 3.78) and (21.5 ± 5.1), respectively. There was a significant positive correlation between Students' attitudes(r=0.625, p=0.003) and teamwork(r=0.725, p=0.001) towards TBL in the classroom. The results showed that TBL method was more successful method in comparison to lecture method. According to Finding, it is suggested that modern teaching methods such as team-based learning should be used alongside traditional teaching in educating student in other medical sciences.