Collaborative Learning and Communication Technology in Graduate Students’ Education

Noohi, Esmat and Abbaszadeh, Abbas and Sayad Bagher, Maddah Sadat (2013) Collaborative Learning and Communication Technology in Graduate Students’ Education. Future of Medical Education Journal, 3 (3). pp. 15-19.

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Abstract

Background: Cooperative and Collaborative Learning approach with online programs is useful in response to rising demand for university educational system. This study evaluates the use of internet and computer in collaborative teaching and learning process for post graduate nursing students. Method: This is a correlation descriptive study. The population in the study is based on census sampling of graduate nursing students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences (n =57). The data was collected through questionnaires once, and then it was analyzed by Pearson correlation, i.e. t-test.. The content validity of the questionnaire was determined. The reliability of these tests Cranach’s alpha was calculated for active and Collaborative Learning (ACL) (r = 0.84), as well as electronic communication (r = 0.91). findings: The results indicated a mean score of Collaborative Learning at (76.2±13.3). Between needed and used electronic resources, there was a statistically significant correlation (P <0.001). Conclusion: Students in Collaborative Learning, experience a wide range of information and training skills in various aspects; therefore, it is recommended for dynamic and driven students to develop Electronic Communications and cooperation through regular planning, coordination and preparation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Future Medical Education J
Depositing User: fmej fmej
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 13:17
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 13:17
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2627

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