[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 10, Issue 5 (November-December 2017) ::
Educ Strategy Med Sci 2017, 10(5): 334-344 Back to browse issues page
The Study of Academic Independence Gap Based on University Experts (The Case of Babol University of Medical Sciences and Noushirvani Technical University)
Jamileh Aqatabar Roudbari1, Tahereh Agha Mirzaei2, Khadijeh Barimani3, Reza Yousefi Saeedabadi 4
1- Office of development and Innovation in Education, Vice Chancellor of Education, Babol University of Medical Science, Babol, Iran
2- Department of Management, Faculty of Management, Mazazndaran University of Science and Technology, Babol, Iran
3- Department of Student Affairs, School of Health, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
4- Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Sari,Iran , ruosefi@yahoo.coml
Abstract:   (3339 Views)

Background and Aims: Achieving the desirable academic independence, requires the creation of appropriate structures and programs. This study has conducted with the aim of investigating the academic independence gap, from the Noshirvani and Medical Sciences University experts’ viewpoint.
Methods: This study is descriptive-survey. The statistical population consisted of 50 experts of two Noshirvani and Medical Sciences University. In order to collect data, two researcher- made questionnaire (current and desirable situation of academic independence) were used. To analyze the data, Wilcoxon test was used by means of software spss18.
Results: There are gaps in all aspects of academic independence in both Universities. In Noshirvani University, the maximum to minimum gap is related to the staff, actual, organizational, financial independence, and academic freedom dimensions and in Babol Medical Sciences University, it includes organizational, staff, actual, financial independence, and academic freedom. Financial and organizational independence gap, and academic freedom in Medical Sciences University is rather than of Noshirvani University and staff and actual independence gap of the Noshirvani University is more than the Medical Sciences University.
Conclusions: the presence of a gap between the present and desirable status of all aspects of academic independence in two universities, indicate the demand of academic independence. The tendency to acquire academic independence components in these universities and existing gap perception, represents the desire to growth and development. Planning and enforcement actions to reduce or eliminate existing gap are the key factors for achieving the desired academic independence and, consequently, the development in all fields.

Keywords: Financial Independence, actual Independence, Organizational Independence, Academic freedom, Staff Independence, gap
Full-Text [PDF 1161 kb]   (1033 Downloads)    
Article Type: Descriptive & Survey | Subject: Health
Received: 2017/06/1 | Accepted: 2017/09/2 | Published: 2017/09/26
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:


XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Aqatabar Roudbari J, Agha Mirzaei T, Barimani K, Yousefi Saeedabadi R. The Study of Academic Independence Gap Based on University Experts (The Case of Babol University of Medical Sciences and Noushirvani Technical University). Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2017; 10 (5) :334-344
URL: http://edcbmj.ir/article-1-1264-en.html

Volume 10, Issue 5 (November-December 2017) Back to browse issues page
دوماهنامه علمی- پژوهشی راهبــردهای آموزش در علوم پزشکی Education Strategies in Medical Sciences
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.06 seconds with 32 queries by YEKTAWEB 4106