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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2015, 8(4): 255-260 Back to browse issues page
Role of Using Internet on Self-Efficacy, Educational Motivation and Educational Achievement Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Golmohammadnazhad Bahrami GhR
Educationl Sciences Department, Educationl Sciences & Psychology Faculty, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran , dr.golmohammad@yahoo.com
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Aims: In order to improve the quality of education in the scientific and educational centers, usage of communication technologies, especially the Internet, is encouraged and promoted. However, there are not still considerable researches on the role of Internet to improve the quality of education and psychological characteristics of students. The present study investigated the role of using Internet on self-efficacy, educational motivation and achievement of medical students.

Instrument & Methods: In this quasi-experimental study, 363 of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences’ students (174 Internet users and 189 nonusers) who had studied in 2013-14 academic year were selected by stratified random sampling method and entered into the study. To collect data, educational motivation scale, Sharer's self-efficacy scale (GSES), Internet using questionnaire which made by researcher and the latest educational grade point averages were used. Data were analyzed by multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) and independent samples T tests.

Findings: The internet user students had significantly more general self-efficacy (creativity and attempt subscales) in comparison to nonusers, but there was no significant difference in perseverance subscale of two groups. Internet user students had more educational achievement and motivation (task of interest subscales, educational effort, social interest, praise gaining, typifying, business continuity, competing) in comparison to nonusers. However, there was no significant difference between two groups in social power subscale.

Conclusion: Self-efficacy and educational achievement motivation of Internet user students is more than nonusers.

Keywords: Internet [MeSH], Educational Status [MeSH], Self-Efficacy [MeSH],
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2015/06/15 | Accepted: 2015/09/26 | Published: 2015/09/26
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Golmohammadnazhad Bahrami GhR. Role of Using Internet on Self-Efficacy, Educational Motivation and Educational Achievement Tabriz University of Medical Sciences . Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2015; 8 (4) :255-260
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