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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2018, 11(3): 81-88 Back to browse issues page
An Investigation in to the Effect of Cyber Citizenship Skills on the Optimal Use of Cyberspace and Academic Engagement of Medical Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Elham Heidari Dr 1, Rahmatalah Marzoghi Dr2
1- Department of Administration and Educational Planing, School of Education and Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran , eheidari22@gmail.com
2- Department of Administration and Educational Planing, School of Education and Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
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Introduction: The development of cyber citizenship skills can have positive outcomes for students and universities. Therefore, the aim of the study was to investigate the effect of cyber citizenship skills on the optimal use of cyberspace and academic engagement of medical students in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: The study was a descriptive correlational research. The study sample consisted of 192 medical students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences who were selected by random sampling method. The research tools included the scale of cyber citizenship skills, the optimal use of cyberspace and academic engagement, which then calculating their validity and reliability, were distributed between samples and data were analyzed by using structural equation model.
Results: finding showed that cyber citizenship skills have a positive and significant effect on the optimum use of cyberspace and increased academic engagement. In addition, students' optimal use of cyberspace has a positive and significant effect on their academic engagement.
Conclusion: The development of cyber citizenship skills can have positive results for students and universities, including the optimal use of cyberspace and expending students' academic engagement.
Keywords: Cyber Citizenship skills, Optimal Use of Cyberspace, Academic Engagement
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2017/11/17 | Accepted: 2018/02/10 | Published: 2018/08/3
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Heidari E, Marzoghi R. An Investigation in to the Effect of Cyber Citizenship Skills on the Optimal Use of Cyberspace and Academic Engagement of Medical Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2018; 11 (3) :81-88
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