Dr. Mohammed Ayed Hunief, Dr. Abuobieda Abusharib, Dr. Ihab Hamed Nourein, Dr. Dhafer B. Alshehri, Dr. Yassir Edrees Almalki
This study aimed at evaluating the Team-based learning and seminars as methods of teaching for medical students in Najran University. it was a comparative descriptive study in which a questionnaire was designed and sixty-six medical students who studied with both methods participated voluntarily. Results of the study showed, 46 (70%) believed that TBL improved their clinical skills, while 47 (71%) participants believed that TBL had not improved their presentation skills. On the other hand, 49(73%) of participants believed that in TBL there was an interactive discussion with the tutor. Regarding methods of assessments, 48(72%) of participants believed that TBL assessment depends on the group work, and 44(66%) believed that seminars assessment depends on the individual work. 45(67%) of participants recommended TBL, while 27(41%) recommended seminars. We concluded that TBL is a preferable and recommended method for the students, also we concluded that seminars achieved more presentation skills, however, TBL achieved more clinical skills. Regarding assessment methods, most of the participants believed it depend on the group work in TBL, and it is more individualized in seminars.