Implementing Blended Learning in Health Center of Tabriz, Iran

Shayganmehr, Aref and Hazratian, Fatemah (2017) Implementing Blended Learning in Health Center of Tabriz, Iran. Future of Medical Education Journal, 7 (2). pp. 17-22.

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Abstract

Abstract: Background:Blended learning is a term increasingly used to describe the way e-learning is being combined with traditional classroom methods and independent study to create a new, hybrid teaching methodology. The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives of Tabriz health center staff on the Establishment status of blended learning system based on ISO 10015 requirements. Methods: The Statistical Society of this descriptive survey included all of the Health staffs of Tabriz Health Center in 2015 and the sample size was set at 285 using Morgan table. Data collection tool was a 63-item researcher-made questionnaire in the five-point Likert scale based on the requirements of ISO10015. It measured feasibility assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of blended learning. The questionnaire�s validity was assessed by experts and its reliability was calculated by Cronbach�s alpha as 0.95.  Descriptive statistics and One Sample T test were used to analyze the data. Results: The mean scores were calculated for needs assessment at 2.90±0.44, design at 2.7±0.51, implementation at 2.65±0.59, evaluation at 2.38±0.68 for the implementation of blended learning which all were less the expected mean (3) and this difference was statistically significant. Conclusion: These results could be used as the basis of the establishment and to enable strengthening of needs assessment, design, implementation and evaluation for providing appropriate infrastructure for the establishment of blended learning and will be interesting and useful.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Future Medical Education J
Depositing User: fmej fmej
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2017 16:20
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 16:42
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/267

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