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Comparison the effect of Web-based Education and Traditional Education on midwifery students about survey of fetus health
Soheila Rabiepoor1, Nasrin KhajeAli2, Elham Sadeghi3
1- Midwifery Department, Urmia University of medical sciences, Iran
2- Medical Education Department, Faculty of Medical Education, Research and Technology Center OF Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Health Affairs Department, Urmia University of medical sciences, Iran , elham.sadeghi86@gmail.com
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Aims: Web-based education is one of active and new methods for promotion of educational quality. The aim of this study was to compare the effect of web-based and traditional teaching methods on midwifery students' knowledge about survey of fetus health.

Methods: In this field-experimental study, 44 midwifery students were divided equally into two groups of web-based (22 students) and face-to-face (22 students). Pre–post test scores were done for both groups, before and after education, then compared within and between groups by Independent and paired T-test.

Results: Based on the findings, there wasn’t any significant differences between web-based and traditional education groups score, but both web-based and face-to-face teaching methods were effective on promotion of students’ knowledge (P<0.02), pre-post test showed both education methods were effective.

Conclusion: Web-based teaching seems to be effective as traditional teaching in education of medical students. With regard to advantages of web-based method, it is recommended to be used in university educational programs.

Keywords: Web-based education, Traditional education, students
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: New Methods of Teaching in Medical Sciences
Received: 2016/01/30 | Accepted: 2016/04/4 | Published: 2016/06/7
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