Evaluation of Smart Schools’ Current Statue in Mazandaran Province based on “Smart School Development” Conceptual Model

Dorrani, Kamal and Karamdost, Norouz Ali and Ghalavandi, Hassan and HamzeHrobati, Motahhareh (2014) Evaluation of Smart Schools’ Current Statue in Mazandaran Province based on “Smart School Development” Conceptual Model. Future of Medical Education Journal, 4 (3). pp. 39-47.

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Background: Smart school project is a new step in information age; it can create fundamental changes in teaching-learning process as well as teacher-student tasks and roles and integration of information technology and curriculum. The main purpose of this paper is to evaluate smart schools current statues in Mazandaran province based on “Smart School” Conceptual Model during the academic year 2011-12. Methods: The research is non-experimental and to say more specifically is descriptive-analytical. The population contained all principals, technology experts and teachers of selected smart schools of Mazandaran province. The sampling method is completed census; census; it means that the number of sample is equal to the whole society (181). The data was collected using scholar-made questionnaires and observation check list. Questionnaire validity and reliability are estimated using content validity and Cronbach alpha formula. The Cronbach alpha in term of manager and IT deputies' questionnaire and teacher’s questionnaire are calculated (95) and (88), respectively. Results: descriptive statistics and inferential indicators results reveal that public smart schools of Mazandaran province are in fairly desirable level and private smart schools are in desirable level which is close to Smart School Development” Conceptual Model components and standards. Conclusions: to improve current statue of smart schools in Mazandaran province and to achieve a desired level, guidelines and recommendations are presented.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Future Medical Education J
Depositing User: fmej fmej
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 16:21
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 16:21
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1938

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