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Karimiafshar M, Karimigooghari M, TorabiParizi21 M. Attitude of Kerman dental students towards electronic learning and related factors. ijpd. 2019; 14 (2) :21-32
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Associate professor Pathology department, Dental school, Kerman Medical Sciences University, Kerman, Iran
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Background:In recent years information, communication technology  and electronic learning  have been gain a big role in higher educational level.The aim of the present study was to assessment of Kerman dental students attitude about electronic learning.
Materials and methods:This cross-sectional study was carried on 307 dental students, who selected through census sampling method. Data were collected through demographic data,experience of e-learning  and  questionnaire consist of 15 question about attitude to electronic learning. Data analyzed in SPSS 21 soft-ware using T,ANOVA and linear regression tests. P-value considered at 0.05 significant level.
Results:In the present study 57.0% were girls90.2% were familiar with computer more than 3 past years. 70.4% used computer over 3 hours in week. The most score was in using web explorer.Sixty nine  and four percent had positive attitude. There was not significant correlation between academic year, sex and attitude. There was significant correlation between familiar with computer, using internet, dental school hard ware quality  and attitude
Conclusion:Based on the results of the present study about two third of students had positive attitude about electronic learning. Students’ experience about using web exploring was good. There was significant correlation between dental school hard ware quality  and attitude .
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Type of Article: Research Article | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/22 | Accepted: 2019/07/22 | Published: 2019/07/22

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