Investigating the Effect of Gender Aspect on Virtual Education from the Perspective of University Professors and Student

Moradi, Rahim and Alipour, Vahideh (2016) Investigating the Effect of Gender Aspect on Virtual Education from the Perspective of University Professors and Student. Future of Medical Education Journal, 6 (4). pp. 3-9.

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Abstract

Background: According to the situation of education in Iran it is clear that over the years, there has been no successful attempt to identify related challenges and problems to development and implementation of virtual training. In this regard, the effect of this type of training influenced by the role of hidden curriculum of education in the country.  Based on this, current study has investigated the effect of gender factor as a social and cultural factor on developing virtual education in Iran. Methods: This study was a qualitative research method and used from grounded theory methodology. In the present research 30 teachers, AM and BM students who experienced virtual training in different Iran universities participated, 15 men and 15 women. The study was targeted sampling and sampling method was available.  Results: Interactive issues resulting from the present study predicate that in virtual training there isn't any relationship that cause to marriage, parents' worry about their children and especially girls would be decrease and at last married women and their husbands tend to virtual training. The process issues relate that virtual training can enter a large number of women into the training stage. Conclusions: Family and marriage cause to develop virtual training in Iran and subcultures and adherence to traditions and ethnicities about the education of women should not be an obstacle to the development of virtual education in Iran. But perhaps this factor will cause to develop virtual education.  Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Future Medical Education J
Depositing User: fmej fmej
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 12:53
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 12:53
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/983

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