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Keshavarz M, Rahimi M, Esmaeili Z. The Effect of e-Learning on the Academic Development of University Students. Journal of Health Chimes. 2013; 1 (2) :13-21
URL: http://jms.thums.ac.ir/article-1-39-en.html

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Background: E- Learning gives students an ability to learn through Internet and modify their learning in this process. The purpose of the present study is to assess the effect of e-learning on the academic development of Esfahan University of Medical Sciences’ students.

Materials and Methods: Methodology used in the study was descriptive. The statistical population included all students (4563) who were selected by cluster sampling (140). Measurement tool used in this study was a researchers-made questionnaire. Validity of the questionnaire was estimated at 0.94 using Cronbach’s Alpha. The analysis of the data was done at two levels of descriptive (mean‚ digression‚ frequency) and inferential (t-test‚ f test).

Results: The results of this research indicate that e-learning was effective on the academic advancement of the university students. The mean scores of the facets which have had an impact on the academic development are as follows:  enrichment or increase in ability 3.55 ‚ education with 3.60‚ facilities with 3.65‚ change in educational content 3.55‚ enhancement in awareness with 3.53.

Conclusion: The results show that e-learning has a positive impact on academic achievement.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/04/9 | Accepted: 2014/04/9 | Published: 2014/04/9

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