PROPOSAL TO IMPROVE WEAKNESSES IN PHARMACY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA

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Published: 2018-06-01

Page: 65-69


LUIS JIMENEZ HERRERA *

INIFAR-Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

ARLENE LORIA GUTIERREZ

INIFAR-Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

LUIS ROJAS CESPEDES

INIFAR-Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

NIEN TZU WENG

INIFAR-Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Introduction: In the complex educational process involved different actors interacting in a given context and that is why different models and strategies try to explain and address the causes that affect student academic performance.

Methodology: Based on the results of the research that found the main causes that prolong the studies in Pharmacy at the University of Costa Rica (UCR), a proposal to address the identified weaknesses is constructed through a workshop.

Results: The proposal is built with the participation of the main stakeholders in the process and considers activities to improve student´s aspects before the admission and during the university period, also to improve some aspects of the work of the teachers and the curriculum.

Conclusion: Given the multifactorial nature of the educational process, this study is important because it recognizes that there are deficiencies that must be addressed, that is why a proposal was constructed based on the main causes or weaknesses identified, which seeks to resolve the prolonged permanence of students.

Keywords: Proposal, permanence, students, pharmacy, university, education


How to Cite

JIMENEZ HERRERA, L., LORIA GUTIERREZ, A., ROJAS CESPEDES, L., & TZU WENG, N. (2018). PROPOSAL TO IMPROVE WEAKNESSES IN PHARMACY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA. Journal of Basic and Applied Research International, 24(2), 65–69. Retrieved from https://ikprress.org/index.php/JOBARI/article/view/4082

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