Strides in Development of Medical Education
Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)

The Strides in Development of Medical Education Journal (SDME) publishes research on medical education including the developments in teaching approaches, methods and other related topics.  SDME is the official journal of the Department of Vice-Chancellor for Education, Kerman University of Medical SciencesIt is a Platinum Open Access and double-blind peer-reviewed journal.

The journal aims to address the needs of administrators and teachers involved in training for undergraduate, postgraduate,  faculty development and continuing educationSDME attempts to promote the quality of medical education and help teachers keep up-to-date with developments in educational methods and other related topics.

The journal accepts original articles, case studies, practical guidelines, reviews of current literature, short communications, letter to editors and commentaries from all over the world. Welcome to authors.

 Currently, the SDME is being published continuously and the articles will be published as soon as they are ready.


Original Article
Comparison of the Effect of Lecture and Group Discussion on Health Workers’ Knowledge and Attitudes about Asthma Based on the IraPEN Program

Raziye Emambakhsh; Moghaddameh Mirzaee; Abedin Iranpour; Roghaieh Ershad Sarabi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022

  Background: The group discussion method is one of the student-centered and active teaching methods in which learners actively participate in educational activities using discussion, and they are given the opportunity to share their opinions and experiences with others.Objectives: The present study was ...  Read More

Brief report
Assessing the Quality of Electronic Exams During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zahra Zahedi; Hamid Salehiniya; Afagh Zarei; Hamid Abbaszadeh

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022

  Background: Due to the widespread utilization of electronic exams, neglecting their quality is a major threat. Assessing the quality of electronic exams plays a decisive role in determining the efficacy of electronic learning.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the quality of electronic exams held ...  Read More

Original Article
Explaining Faculty Members’ Perceptions of Virtual Learning Based on Various Types of Educational Interactions During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: A Qualitative Content Analysis

Ensiyeh Mirzaei; Mehrangiz Alinejad; Badrsadat Daneshmand

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022

  Background: Given that interaction is a vital element in virtual learning, using the professors’ experiences and perceptions during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak can provide useful information about the quality of educational interactions in virtual learning courses in order ...  Read More

Snowball Sampling: A Purposeful Method of Sampling in Qualitative Research

Mahin Naderifar; Hamideh Goli; Fereshteh Ghaljaie

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2017

  Background and Objectives Snowball sampling is applied when samples with the target characteristics are not easily accessible. This research describes snowball sampling as a purposeful method of data collection in qualitative research. Methods This paper is a descriptive review of previous research papers. ...  Read More

Study Habits and Their Relationship with Academic Performance among Students of Abadan School of Nursing

Malek FereidouniMoghadam; Bahman Cheraghian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , July 2009, , Pages 21-28

    Background & Objective : Improvement in learners academic performance is one of the main goals of educational centers Academic performance is affected by a lot of factors study habit is one of them Considering the importance of ones study habits in academic performance this study was conducted ...  Read More

Correlation of Motivational Beliefs and Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies with Academic Achievement of Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Ahad Amiri Gharghani; Majid Amiri Gharghani; Ali Asghar Hayat

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

  Background Success and academic achievement are among the most important goals of both students and educational systems. Researchers have examined the impact of different factors such as intelligence, personality, attitude, study habits, thinking skills and academic motivation on students’ academic ...  Read More

A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Educational Technologies in Medical Education

Afshin Mousavi Chelak; Hasan Kaviani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

  Objectives Considering the contradictory evidence on the effectiveness of educational technologies, this meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the impact of these technologies on medical education. Data Sources This meta-analysis was conducted based on secondary analysis methods. The analysis included ...  Read More

Health Literacy and the Influencing Factors: A Study in Five Provinces of Iran

Seyed-Arash Tehrani Banihashemi; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Mohammed Amir Amirkhani; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Seyed-Moayed Alavian; Homa Asgharifard; Hamid Baradaran; Mozhgan Barghamdi; Saeid Parsinia; Sahar Fathi Ranjbar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , July 2007, , Pages 1-9

  Background & Objective: Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain process and understand basic health information and services required for making appropriate health decisions The aim of this study was to estimate the level of health literacy and to ...  Read More

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